History and Philosophy of Psychology
December 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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History and Philosophy of Psychology is a lively introduction to the historical development of psychology. Its distinct inclusion of ideas from both Eastern and Western philosophies offers students a uniquely broad view of human psychology.
- Whilst covering all the major landmarks in the history of psychology, the text also provides students with little-known but fascinating insights into key questions â such as whether Freud really cured his patients; what was nude psychotherapy; and were the early psychologists racist?
- Encourages students to explore the philosophical and theoretical implications of the historical development of psychology
- Explores key theoretical ideas and experiments in detail, with background to their development and valuable suggestions for further reading