A History of Psychology: Ideas and Context

A History of Psychology: Ideas and Context
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ISBN10: 
0205335829
ISBN13: 
9780205335824
Pages: 
495
Published: 
July 18th 2002 by Allyn & Bacon
Rating: 
3.82

A History of Psychology: Ideas and Context, Third Edition, is a comprehensive history of psychology tracing psychological thought from ancient times through late twentieth-century developments. The reader is presented with a framework for interpreting the pedagogy of philosophy through the development of historiography and philosophical problems in the opening chapters. The book gives in-depth coverage to the intellectual trends that preceded the formal founding of psychology, coupled with an analysis of the major classical systems of thought and the key developments in the history of basic and applied psychology. The final epilogue focuses on the major trends in psychology in the latter half of the twentieth century. Designed for anyone interested in the history of psychology, systems of psychology or systematic psychology.

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