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The Psychology Of Philosophers

ISBN 9781138875289
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
240 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1999. This is Volume XIII of thirty-eight in the General Psychology series. Written in 1929, the purpose of this book is to supply the deficiency and to answer the question why anyone constructs an outlook on life for himself or, to be more precise, becomes a philosopher.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 What Philosophy Was; Chapter 2 What Philosophy Is; Chapter 3 Why Philosophy is Regarded as a Homogeneous Science; Chapter 4 The Nature and Origin of Philosophic Interest; Chapter 5 Characteristics of Philosophic Thought; Chapter 6 The Psychology of Practical Philosophy; Chapter 7 Method; Chapter 8 Profession; Chapter 9 Money; Chapter 10 Love and Marriage; Chapter 11 Social Intercourse; Chapter 12 Politics; Chapter 13 Synopsis: The Philosopher in Practical Life; Chapter 14 Conditions of Normal Behaviour in Practical Life; Chapter 15 Is Unsuitability for Practical Life Due to the Absence or Weakness of Interests?; Chapter 16 The Philosophers as Men With Strong Impulses; Chapter 17 Is the Predominance of the Philosophic Interest The Cause of Unsuitableness for Practical Life?; Chapter 18 A Provisional Statement of the Hypothesis of Inhibition; Chapter 19 Psychical Inhibitions; Chapter 20 Philosophers as People With Intense Inhibitions; Chapter 21 Can Unsuitableness for Practical Life Be Explained By the Inhibition Hypothesis?; Chapter 22 Poetry and Religion; Chapter 23 Neuroses; Chapter 24 Philosopher and Artist; Chapter 25 Philosopher, Man of Religion, Neurotic; Chapter 26 Philosopher and Scientist: Originality; Chapter 27 The Causes of Abnormally Intense Inhibitions; Chapter 28 The Consequences as They Affect The Psychology of Philosophy; Chapter 29 Conclusion: The Psycho-Hygienic Value of Philosophy;

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