Human Nature and Conduct: An Introduction to Social Psychology

Human Nature and Conduct: An Introduction to Social Psychology

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by John Dewey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1605200018

ISBN-13: 9781605200019

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Cosimo

Originally appearing in 1922, Dewey's treatise on social and moral aspects of psychology discusses the essential components of human nature. Focusing on the roles of habit, impulse, and intelligence, Dewey describes the formation of individual character and the capacity for social life. The human abilities to act creatively, to experiment, to adjust to the environment…  See more details below

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Originally appearing in 1922, Dewey's treatise on social and moral aspects of psychology discusses the essential components of human nature. Focusing on the roles of habit, impulse, and intelligence, Dewey describes the formation of individual character and the capacity for social life. The human abilities to act creatively, to experiment, to adjust to the environment, and to make moral decisions are explored in depth. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781605200019
Publisher:
Cosimo
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Pt. 1The Place of Habit in Conduct
Sect. IHabits as Social Functions13
Sect. IIHabits and Will24
Sect. IIICharacter and Conduct43
Sect. IVCustom and Habit58
Sect. VCustom and Morality75
Sect. VIHabit and Social Psychology84
Pt. 2The Place of Impulse in Conduct
Sect. IImpulses and Change of Habits89
Sect. IIPlasticity of Impulse95
Sect. IIIChanging Human Nature106
Sect. IVImpulse and Conflict of Habits125
Sect. VClassification of Instincts131
Sect. VINo Separate Instincts149
Sect. VIIImpulse and Thought169
Pt. 3The Place of Intelligence in Conduct
Sect. IHabit and Intelligence172
Sect. IIThe Psychology of Thinking181
Sect. IIIThe Nature of Deliberation189
Sect. IVDeliberation and Calculation199
Sect. VThe Uniqueness of Good210
Sect. VIThe Nature of Aims223
Sect. VIIThe Nature of Principles238
Sect. VIIIDesire and Intelligence248
Sect. IXThe Present and Future265
Pt. 4Conclusion
Sect. IThe Good of Activity278
Sect. IIMorals are Human295
Sect. IIIWhat is Freedom?303
Sect. IVMorality is Social314

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