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by Margaret P. Munger

  • Author: Margaret P. Munger
  • ISBN: 0195151542
  • ISBN13: 978-0195151541
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Psychology & Counseling
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (February 27, 2003)
  • Pages: 528
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The History of Psychology: Fundamental Questions provides significant . Publication Date - February 2003. The book is organized into nine thematic sections that are presented chronologically

The History of Psychology: Fundamental Questions provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and scientists who contributed to the development of psychology. It also includes more recent works covering issues and ideas in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. The book is organized into nine thematic sections that are presented chronologically. Each section includes works that cohere thematically to encourage discussion, highlight related topics, and stimulate the classic and more current debates within the field of psychology.

Fundamental Questions: Readings from the History of Psychology provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and early scientists that contributed to the development of psychology. It also includes some more recent works, covering issues and ideas from cognitive psychology and neuroscience. The readings have been selected to allow students of psychology an opportunity to consider the foundations of psychology and the questions that led to the psychology as a distinct discipline.

The book is organized into nine thematic sections that are presented chronologically.

The History of Psychology offers selections from: - Aristotle - St. Thomas Aquinas - Rene Descartes - John Locke - Immanuel Kant - Hermann Ebbinghaus - Charles Darwin - Margaret Floy Washburn - Wilhelm Wundt - Jean Piaget - . Skinner - Noam Chomsky and many others. The readings encourage students to consider the foundations of psychology and the questions that led to its emergence as a distinct discipline.

The History of Psychology: Fundamental Questions provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and scientists who contributed to the development of psychology. Extensively classroom-tested, this anthology addresses a comprehensive range of topics, yet is suitable for use as a core text or as a supplement in a single-semester course on the history of psychology.

2. Mechanisms of mind 3. Scientific methods 4. Emotion and instinct in animals and humans 5. Human development 6. What is the goal of psychology? 7. Learning 8. Cognition 9. Considerations of context

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Today, psychology is defined as "the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Philosophical interest in the human mind and behavior dates back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, Greece, China, and India

Today, psychology is defined as "the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Philosophical interest in the human mind and behavior dates back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Persia, Greece, China, and India.

The History of Psychology: Fundamental Questions provides significant excerpts from the philosophers, theologians, and scientists who contributed to the development of psychology. It also includes more recent works covering issues and ideas in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. Extensively classroom-tested, this anthology addresses a comprehensive range of topics, yet is suitable for use as a core text or as a supplement in a single-semester course on the history of psychology. The History of Psychology offers selections from: · Aristotle · St. Thomas Aquinas · Rene Descartes · John Locke · Immanuel Kant · Hermann Ebbinghaus · Charles Darwin · Margaret Floy Washburn · Wilhelm Wundt · Jean Piaget · B.F. Skinner · Noam Chomsky and many others. The readings encourage students to consider the foundations of psychology and the questions that led to its emergence as a distinct discipline. Going beyond the presentation and defense of a particular point of view, this collection gives students the opportunity to consider the fundamental questions of psychology. The book is organized into nine thematic sections that are presented chronologically. Each section includes works that cohere thematically to encourage discussion, highlight related topics, and stimulate the classic and more current debates within the field of psychology. Every reading is preceded by a brief biography of the author and a note about his or her range of interests and influence. Featuring original works from some of the most important figures in the history of psychology, The History of Psychology is ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses on history and systems in psychology and philosophy of psychology.