Originally published in 1925, when it was published, this book was intended to give an up to date, concise account of the aim and methods of science with regards to Psychology. It contains chapters on various scientific methods such as the Evolutionary or Genetic Method, the Method of Difference and The Method of Residues, and chapters on probability and the laws of nature.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction. 2. The Chief Cognitive Processes in the Service of Science. 3. Classification and Description. 4. The Evolutionary and Comparative Methods. 5. The Simpler Inductive Methods. 6. The Statistical Method. 7. The Deductive-Inductive Method. 8. Order in Nature and Laws of Nature. 9. Scientific Method. 10. Probability.