A History of Psychology : Main Currents in Psychological: International Edition
For undergraduate and graduate courses in History and Systems of Psychology or History of Psychology.This narrative history of psychology from the ancient Greeks through the present focuses on the main philosophical themes that have guided thinking in psychology, while carefully considering the subject in its religious, social, and literary contexts.
- Paperback | 592 pages
- 178 x 234 x 21mm | 827g
- 01 May 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
- photographs, drawings, glossary
Table of contents
I. BACKGROUND TO PSYCHOLOGY. 1. Science, History, and Psychology. 2. Origin of Politics, Philosophy, Science, and Psychology: The Classical World. 3. Spirituality and Individualism: The Middle Ages and Renaissance. 4. The Scientific Revolution and Creation of Consciousness: The Seventeenth Century. 5. Enlightenment and the Science of Human Nature: The Eighteenth Century. 6. To the Threshold of Psychology: The Nineteenth Century. II. FOUNDING PSYCHOLOGY. 7. The Psychology of Consciousness. 8. The Psychology of the Unconscious: Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis. 9. The Psychology of Adaptation. III. PSYCHOLOGY IN MODERNITY. 10. The Conspiracy of Naturalism. 11. Behaviorism. 12. Cognitive Science. 13. The Rise of Applied Psychology. 14. The Psychological Society.