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Between mind and nature : a history of psychology

Author: Roger Smith
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Considering the big questions bound up in the history of psychology, Smith investigates what human nature is, whether psychology can provide answers to human problems, and whether the notion of being an individual depends on social and historical conditions. He also asks whether a method of rational thinking exists outside the realm of natural science. Posing important questions about the value and direction of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Smith
ISBN: 9781780230986 1780230982
OCLC Number: 809911207
Description: 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Early strands of mind --
The mind's place in nature --
Shaping psychology --
Psychology society --
Varieties of science --
Unconscious mind --
Individuals and societies --
Where is it all going?
Responsibility: Roger Smith.

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Between Mind and Nature focuses on the people, events and ideas that have shaped modern psychological practice, such as Freud, Jung and Woody Allen.  Read more...

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