Textbooks: History of Psychology

  • Child Development

    Theories and Critical Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalyn H. Shute, Phillip T. Slee

    Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives provides an engaging and perceptive overview of both well-established and recent theories in child and adolescent psychology. This unique summary of traditional scientific perspectives alongside critical post-modern thinking will provide readers…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Freud

    2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Lear

    In this fully updated second edition, Jonathan Lear clearly introduces and assesses all of Freud's thought, focusing on those areas of philosophy on which Freud is acknowledged to have had a lasting impact. These include the philosophy of mind, free will and determinism, rationality, the nature of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-05
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

    By Franz Brentano

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
    Routledge Classics

  • History of Psychology

    Ideas and Context, 5th Edition

    By D. Brett King, William Douglas Woody, Wayne Viney

    A History of Psychology: Ideas & Context, 5/e, traces psychological thought from antiquity through early 21st century advances, giving students a thorough look into psychology’s origins and development. This title provides in-depth coverage of intellectual trends, major systems of thought, and…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10

  • Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume VI

    Edited by Donald A. Dewsbury, Ludy T. Benjamin, Jr., Michael Wertheimer

    This sixth book in the Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series preserves the diversity that has characterized earlier volumes as it brings to life psychologists who have made substantial contributions to the field of the history of psychology. These chapters illustrate the pioneering endeavors…

    Paperback – 2012-12-04
    Psychology Press
    Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

  • A History of Psychology

    From Antiquity to Modernity, 7th Edition

    By Thomas Leahey

    Provides a narrative history of psychology. A History of Psychology: From Antiquity to Modernity begins tracking psychology from the development of folk psychology as the key adaptation of humans at the dawn of history. It then traces the Classical, medieval, and early modern periods to present day…

    Hardback – 2012-07-09

  • Being Human

    Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

    By Richard Gross

    Richard Gross turns his expert eye to the psychology of human nature in a contemplative account encompassing cognition, consciousness, language, time perception, sense of mortality and human society. This book will help you to consider the unique aspects of being human and to understand the…

    Paperback – 2012-01-27

  • A Brief History of Psychology

    By Michael Wertheimer

    This brief, inexpensive text offers the utmost in flexibility in teaching the history of psychology. Used as a stand-alone text or with readers, this engaging book is noted for its analysis of the scientific and philosophical emergence of the field. Readers appreciate the book’s balanced coverage…

    Paperback – 2011-10-27
    Psychology Press

  • Putting Psychology in its Place, 3rd Edition

    Critical Historical Perspectives

    By Graham Richards

    The third edition of Putting Psychology In Its Place builds on the previous two editions, introducing the history of Psychology and placing the discipline within a historical context. It aims both to answer and raise questions about the role of Psychology in modern society, by critically examining…

    Paperback – 2009-12-04

  • An Introduction to Theories of Personality

    7th Edition

    By Robert B. Ewen

    This 7th Edition helps students unravel the mysteries of human behavior through its highly readable introduction to the ideas of the most significant personality theorists. Engaging biographical sketches begin each chapter, and unique capsule summaries help students review key concepts. …

    Hardback – 2009-10-05
    Psychology Press

  • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    A Study In Human Nature

    By William James

    'Is life worth living? Yes, a thousand times yes when the world still holds such spirits as Professor James.' - Gertrude Stein A classic of American thought, William James’ The Varieties of Religious Experience is an extraordinary study of human spirituality in all its forms and one of the most…

    Paperback – 2008-02-01
    Routledge Classics

  • History of Psychology

    By Robert Lawson, Jean Graham, Kristin Baker

    For advanced undergraduate History of Psychology courses; also appropriate for graduate-level seminar courses in the discipline. Comprehensive and engaging in subject matter, this text integrates materials from religion (Judaism, Christianity, and Muslim as well as Buddhism and Confucianism),…

    Hardback – 2006-07-11

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