The transformation of psychology : influences of 19th century philosophy, technology, and natural science /

This book reveals some of the intellectual, social, technological, and institutional currents and practices that were commonplace during the 19th century and fostered a reappraisal of the scientific possibilities for psychology. This volume explores a collection of diverse areas of study that attemp...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: American Psychological Association
Other Authors: Green, Christopher D., Shore, Marlene Gay, 1953-, Teo, Thomas, 1963-
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2001]
Edition:1st ed.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Eugenics and other Victorian "secular religions" / Raymond E. Fancher
  • Practical phrenology as psychological counseling in the 19th-century United States / Michael M. Sokal
  • Sealing off the discipline : Wilhelm Wundt and the psychology of memory / Kurt Danziger
  • Psychology and memory in the midst of change : the social concerns of late-19th-century North American psychologists / Marlene Shore
  • The psychology of mathematical beauty in the 19th century : the golden section / John G. Benjafield
  • Cause into function : Ernst Mach and the reconstruction of explanation in psychology / Andrew S. Winston
  • Charles Babbage, the analytical engine, and the possibility of a 19th-century cognitive science / Christopher D. Green
  • Instincts and instruments / Katharine Anderson
  • Philosophic doubts about psychology as a natural science / Charles W. Tolman
  • Karl Marx and Wilhelm Dilthey on the socio-historical conceptualization of the mind / Thomas Teo
  • Early development and psychology : genetic and embryological influences, 1880-1920 / Fredric Weizmann.