History and Systems of Psychology

History and Systems of Psychology

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For courses in History, Systems of Psychology, and History of Science or Philosophy.Now in its sixth edition, History and Systems of Psychology effectively introduces the complexities of psychology's origins. The material is presented with full support for students learning the context of historical, cultural, social, and philosophical developments.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 358 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 013048119X
  • 9780130481191
  • 1,223,601

Table of contents

PSYCHOLOGY'S HISTORICAL FOUNDATION. 1. Introduction: Past for Present. 2. Psychological Foundations in Ancient Greece. 3. From Rome Through the Middle Ages. 4. The Reawakening of Intellectual Life. 5. The Emergence of Modern Science. 6. Sensationalism and Positivism: The French Traditions. 7. Mental Passivity: The British Tradition. 8. Mental Activity: The German Tradition. 9. Competing Models of Psychology. 10. Nineteenth-Century Bases of Psychology. 11. The Founding of Modern Psychology. TWENTIETH-CENTURY SYSTEMS OF PSYCHOLOGY. 12. American Functionalism 13. The Gestalt Movement. 14. Psychoanalysis. 15. Behaviorism. 16. The Third Force Movement. 17. Contemporary Trends: Neofunctionalism. 18. Epilogue. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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