History of Psychology Products

  • Madness

    History, Concepts and Controversies, 1st Edition

    By Philip John Tyson, Shakiela Khanam Davies, Alison Torn

    Madness: History, Concepts and Controversies provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of current perspectives on mental illness and how they have been shaped by historical trends and dominant sociocultural paradigms. From its representation among world religions and wider folkloric myth, to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge

  • A History of Psychology in Ten Questions

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hyland

    This student-friendly book on the history of psychology covers the key historical developments and controversies in all areas of psychology, linking history to the present by focusing on ten conceptual issues that are relevant today. How did psychology become a science, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Critical Realism for Psychologists

    1st Edition

    By David Pilgrim

    This is the first dedicated text to explain and explore the utility of critical realism for psychologists, offering it as a helpful middle ground between positivism and postmodernism. By introducing its basic concepts, Pilgrim explains critical realism to psychologists and shows how the interface…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The First Century of Experimental Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eliot Hearst

    This volume, originally published in 1979, sponsored by the Psychonomic Society (the North American association of research psychologists), commemorates the centennial of experimental psychology as a separate discipline – dated from the opening of Wilhelm Wundt’s laboratory at Leipzig in 1879. Each…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Developmental Psychology

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard M. Lerner

    Originally published in 1983, the purpose of this book was to discuss the relations between philosophy and developmental psychology, as those relations existed over the course of the history of the discipline and as they existed at that time. Although not all portions of developmental psychology…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • The Foundations of Psychological Theory

    1st Edition

    By Robert E. Lana

    Over the previous decade, Robert E. Lana had attempted to understand the enterprise of psychology as a totality. Such an attempt was unpopular in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s but had become increasingly more popular to psychologists in the 1970s. After considerable study, he became convinced that the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Problems of Historical Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Zevedei Barbu

    Originally published in 1960, this study was rooted in the conviction that a close cooperation between the disciplines of psychology and history opened new and fruitful perspectives for the understanding of both fields. The title is an investigation of the connection between history and psychology,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • The Shaping of Modern Psychology

    An Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By L.S. Hearnshaw

    Originally published in 1987, The Shaping of Modern Psychology presents a systematic survey of the development of psychology from the dawn of civilization to the late 1980s. Psychology as we find it today has been shaped by many influences, philosophical, theological, scientific, medical and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • A Short History of British Psychology 1840-1940

    1st Edition

    By L.S. Hearnshaw

    Originally published in 1964, the story of the development of psychology in Great Britain had never been told. In the 1840s, when John Stuart Mill wrote about ‘Psychology’ in his treatise on Logic, the word was hardly known to the British public. Today the subject is taught in nearly every…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Temperament

    A Survey of Psychological Theories, 1st Edition

    By Constance Bloor

    Originally published in 1928, this title attempts to give a short historical outline of the treatment which ‘temperament’ had received at the hands of psychological theory. From the time of Hippocrates ‘temperament’ had figured in philosophical and psychological writings as one of the constituents…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • An Inquiry into the Foundations of Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Per Saugstad

    Dr Saugstad’s dominant interest was in the area of thinking. Many psychologists would have been familiar with his published work in this field at the time. To gain a clearer understanding of the thought processes, he carried out extensive studies of perception. First published in 1965, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

  • Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

    8 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Originally published between 1928 and 1987, the volumes in this set provide an interesting look back at how psychology has developed as a discipline and some of the problems it has encountered along the way. It includes volumes focusing on the history of specific fields such as developmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: History of Psychology

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