Shaping Psychology: How We Got Where We're Going (Shaping Psychology No 10)

Shaping Psychology: How We Got Where We're Going (Shaping Psychology No 10)

By: Timothy Gannon (author)Hardback

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Description

This is a book about origins: the origins of psychological ideas in philosophy, and the origins of scientific psychology and the movements which have shaped and defined its development, including psychology's involvement with semiotics, which the author sees as a new backdrop against which to envision psychology's second century of growth. Contents: The Shaping of Psychology as a Science; Psychology in Ancient Greece; Psychology in the Latin Age; Bearing of Modern Philosophy on Psychology; The Rise of Experimental Psychology; Theory of Psychology in America; Expansions in Europe; Aristotelian Influence on the New Psychology; Applied Psychology in America; Clinical and Counseling Psychology Ascendant; The Age of Theory and Systems; Psychology on the Eve of the 21st Century; From Sensation to Sign.

About Author

Timothy Gannon is Professor of Psychology at Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Contents

The Shaping of Psychology as a Science; Psychology in Ancient Greece; Psychology in the Latin Age; Bearing of Modern Philosophy on Psychology; the Rise of Experimental Psychology; Theory of Psychology in America; Expansions in Europe; Aristotelian Influence on the New Psychology; Applied Psychology in America; Clinical and Counselling Psychology Ascendant; the Age of Theory and Systems; Psychology on the Eve of the 21st Century; from Sensation to Sign.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819177575
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 322
  • ID: 9780819177575
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0819177571

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