Classics in Psychology, 1855-1914: Historical Essays

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9781855067028: Classics in Psychology, 1855-1914: Historical Essays

This volume of short essays is designed to introduce the reader to classic contributions in the emergence and growth of scientific psychology in the period 1855-1914. In addition to the foundational volumes of Bain and Spencer and the texts of Taine, Ribot, Lotze, Hoffding, Ladd and James, it focuses on works of the emerging experimentalism (Fechner, Helmholtz, Wundt, Mach, Kulpe, Titchener), major mind/body treatises (Maudsley, Carpenter, Ferrier, Lewes, Jackson), significant handbooks of methodology (Thorndike, Schulze), seminal analyses in social psychology (McDougall), the psychology of individual differences (Galton, Binet), animal mind and behaviour (Romanes, Forel, Morgan, Hobhouse, Throndike, Washburn), development (Baldwin, Claparede), and education (Huey, Thorndike), as well as on early scientific contributions to psychotherapy (Bernheim, Tuckey, Janet, Prince) and applied psychology (Scott, Munsterberg). Each essay places a given work in its intellectual context, summaarizes its basic content, and assesses its general significance.

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Book Description Thoemmes Continuum. Book Condition: As New. Bristol: Thoemmes, [1999]. 1st Edition, Cloth issue. xiv+192+[2]pp. Green cloth with gilt spine lettering and gray-green endpapers. A very fine copy. Separate published collection of Wozniak's insightful essays originally written as introductions to the set of reprint volumes issued by Thoemmes. Weight: 15.0 ounces = 427 grams. Size: 8.9 x 5.7 x 0.8 inches = 22.3 x 14.3 x 2cm. 1855067021 Inquire if you need further information. Gach. Bookseller Inventory # O08A-wnxaa0523

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