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A critical history and philosophy of psychology

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In line with the British Psychological Society's recent recommendations for teaching the history of psychology, this comprehensive undergraduate textbook emphasizes the philosophical, cultural and social elements that influenced psychology's development. The authors demonstrate that psychology is both a human (i.e. psychoanalytic or phenomenological) and natural (i.e. cognitive) science, exploring broad social-historical and philosophical themes such as the role of diverse cultures and women in psychology, and the complex relationship between objectivity and subjectivity in the development of psychological knowledge. The result is a fresh and balanced perspective on what has traditionally been viewed as the collected achievements of a few 'great men'. With a variety of learning features, including case studies, study questions, thought experiments and a glossary, this new textbook encourages students to critically engage with chapter material and analyze themes and topics within a social, historical and philosophical framework.
Some slight bumping to the corners and shelf wear to the cover, but otherwise this is a very good clean copy.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Richard T. G Walsh, Thomas Teo, Angelina Baydala
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
245x189x31
EAN-13:
9780521691260
Edition:
2104
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521691260
ISBN-13:
9780521691260
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
704
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
A critical history and philosophy of psychology

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In line with the British Psychological Society's recent recommendations for teaching the history of psychology, this comprehensive undergraduate textbook emphasizes the philosophical, cultural and social elements that influenced psychology's development. The authors demonstrate that psychology is both a human (i.e. psychoanalytic or phenomenological) and natural (i.e. cognitive) science, exploring broad social-historical and philosophical themes such as the role of diverse cultures and women in psychology, and the complex relationship between objectivity and subjectivity in the development of psychological knowledge. The result is a fresh and balanced perspective on what has traditionally been viewed as the collected achievements of a few 'great men'. With a variety of learning features, including case studies, study questions, thought experiments and a glossary, this new textbook encourages students to critically engage with chapter material and analyze themes and topics within a social, historical and philosophical framework.
Some slight bumping to the corners and shelf wear to the cover, but otherwise this is a very good clean copy.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Richard T. G Walsh, Thomas Teo, Angelina Baydala
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
245x189x31
EAN-13:
9780521691260
Edition:
2104
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521691260
ISBN-13:
9780521691260
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
704
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
A critical history and philosophy of psychology

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