History and Systems of Psychology / Edition 6

History and Systems of Psychology / Edition 6

by James F. Brennan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013048119X

ISBN-13: 2900130481190

Pub. Date: 07/15/2002

Publisher: Pearson

Now in its sixth edition, History of Systems of Psychology introduces the complexities of psychology's origins. It provides readers with the context of historical, cultural, social and philosophical developments. Topics covered in the book include Psychological Foundations In Ancient Greece, The Emergence Of Modern Science, and Mental Passivity. For

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Now in its sixth edition, History of Systems of Psychology introduces the complexities of psychology's origins. It provides readers with the context of historical, cultural, social and philosophical developments. Topics covered in the book include Psychological Foundations In Ancient Greece, The Emergence Of Modern Science, and Mental Passivity. For psychologists and others in the psychology field.

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ISBN-13:
2900130481190
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/15/2002
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
358

Table of Contents

PSYCHOLOGY'S HISTORICAL FOUNDATION.

1. Introduction: Past for Present.
2. Psychological Foundations in Ancient Greece.
3. From Rome Through the Middle Ages.
4. The Reawakening of Intellectual Life.
5. The Emergence of Modern Science.
6. Sensationalism and Positivism: The French Traditions.
7. Mental Passivity: The British Tradition.
8. Mental Activity: The German Tradition.
9. Competing Models of Psychology.
10. Nineteenth-Century Bases of Psychology.
11. The Founding of Modern Psychology.

TWENTIETH-CENTURY SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY.

12. American Functionalism
13. The Gestalt Movement.
14. Psychoanalysis.
15. Behaviorism.
16. The Third Force Movement.
17. Contemporary Trends: Neofunctionalism.
18. Epilogue.
Glossary.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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