The Hidden Roots of Critical Psychology: Understanding the Impact of Locke, Shaftesbury and Reid

The Hidden Roots of Critical Psychology: Understanding the Impact of Locke, Shaftesbury and Reid

by Michael Billig
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412947235

ISBN-13: 9781412947237

Pub. Date: 02/26/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Today new forms of critical psychology are challenging the cognitive revolution that has dominated psychology for the past three decades. This book explores the historical roots of these new psychologies. It demonstrates that their ideas are not quite as new as is often supposed.

Overview

Today new forms of critical psychology are challenging the cognitive revolution that has dominated psychology for the past three decades. This book explores the historical roots of these new psychologies. It demonstrates that their ideas are not quite as new as is often supposed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412947237
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/26/2008
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
History and Psychology
Locke
The Father of Cognitive Psychology
Locke's New Way of Ideas
Shaftesbury
The Rebellious Foster-Son
Shaftesbury
Moral and Social Sense
Shaftesbury
Almost a Pre-post-modern Figure
Thomas Reid
A Common Sense Psychology
Concluding Remarks
Psychology in the Age of Discoveries

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