Recent Trends in Theoretical Psychology: Proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology April 17-21, 1989

Recent Trends in Theoretical Psychology: Proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology April 17-21, 1989

by William J. Baker, Michael E. Hyland, Rene van Hezewijk, Sybe Terwee, R. van Hezewijk
     
 

This book is a compilation of papers by a cross-section of European and North American scholars from the International Society for Theoretical Psychology. The papers were selected to represent the multifaceted nature of theoretical psychology as it attempts to deal with the myriad range of questions raised for psychology in the post-positivist era in the philosophy

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This book is a compilation of papers by a cross-section of European and North American scholars from the International Society for Theoretical Psychology. The papers were selected to represent the multifaceted nature of theoretical psychology as it attempts to deal with the myriad range of questions raised for psychology in the post-positivist era in the philosophy of science. Any reader interested in the social sciences will find topics of interest in the set. Since we can no longer take the fundamental principles of these sci- ences for granted, these papers will provide an opening dialogue on our future development.

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The proceedings of the 3rd biennial conference comprise 46 illuminating papers on topics in the (mainly) interpretive theories of psychology. The papers are grouped under four headings: philosophy and metatheory; theoretical psychology; historical analysis of theory; and advancement of substantive theory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387973111
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/28/1990
Series:
Recent Research in Psychology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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