Three Psychologies: Perspectives from Freud, Skinner, and Rogers / Edition 5

Three Psychologies: Perspectives from Freud, Skinner, and Rogers / Edition 5

by Robert D. Nye
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534266169

ISBN-13: 9780534266165

Pub. Date: 07/01/1995

Publisher: Brooks/Cole

Robert D. Nye's THREE PSYCHOLOGIES clearly and succinctly presents the essential ideas of Freud, Skinner, and Rogers, three of the most important contributors to contemporary psychological thought. A brief introductory chapter gives an overview of each perspective and points out some basic differences among the theories. Chapters Two, Three, and Four discuss the

Overview

Robert D. Nye's THREE PSYCHOLOGIES clearly and succinctly presents the essential ideas of Freud, Skinner, and Rogers, three of the most important contributors to contemporary psychological thought. A brief introductory chapter gives an overview of each perspective and points out some basic differences among the theories. Chapters Two, Three, and Four discuss the basic ideas of the three psychologists, including practical examples, real-world applications, and commentaries. Chapter Five compares the theories on specific topics, also offering critical evaluations, and Nye's personal comments. An Epilogue includes concise information about cognitive psychology and Albert Ellis's rational-emotive behavior therapy, so that readers can compare these currently popular approaches with those of Freud, Skinner, and Rogers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534266165
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis. 3. B.F. Skinner and Radical Behaviorism. 4. Carl Rogers and Humanistic Phenomenology. 5. Comparisons, Contrasts, Criticisms, and Concluding Comments.

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