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Panorama of psychology

Author: Vilen Vardanyan
Publisher: Central Milton Keynes, [U.K.] : AuthorHouse UK, 2011.
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This book begins with the concepts of psychology in Greek Antiquity, covers the history of philosophy and psychology, as well as theories of personality, from that point on up until modern times.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilen Vardanyan
ISBN: 9781456700331 1456700332
OCLC Number: 727806654
Description: vi, 352 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Antique Greek psychology --
Milesian school of thought --
Early idealistic schools of thought --
Atomistic school of thought --
Pythagoreanism --
Pyrrhonism --
Stoicism --
Psychological ideas in Middle Ages --
Thomism --
Illuminationism --
Averroism --
Scholasticism --
Psychological thought in the epoch of Renaissance --
Psychological thought of the 17th century about mechanistic movement --
Movements of the 18th century --
Psychology of abilities --
The study of neuro-psychological functions and the rise of materialism --
German idealism --
Psychology of the 19th century --
The nineteenth century positivism --
Experimental physiology --
The French school of psychology --
Experimental psychology --
Theories of personality --
About structuralism --
About Wurzburg school --
About functionalism --
The influence of Chicago school --
About behaviorism --
About Freudianism --
Freud's theory of personality --
Psychosexual development --
Freud's theory of life and death drives --
After Freud --
About Neo-Freudianism --
Anthropological psychologism and Neo-Freudian views --
Karen Horney's theory --
Gestalt psychology --
The new generation of Gestalt movement --
Humanistic movement --
The principles of humanistic psychology --
Julian Rotter's social learning theory --
Hans Eysenck's theory --
Albert Bandura's cognitive theory --
About Russian school of psychology --
The new generation of Soviet psychology.
Responsibility: Vilen Vardanyan.

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This book begins with the concepts of psychology in Greek Antiquity, covers the history of philosophy and psychology, as well as theories of personality, from that point on up until modern times.

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Informative book

by garydavisk (WorldCat user published 2013-10-23) Excellent Permalink

Vardanyan's Panorama of Psychology is a very informative and well written book. I think it is slightly better than the rest of the books of this category because it has the prehistory of psychology and social sciences in general, so the reader is not lost at any point, you are able to understand how...
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Interesting

by ChrisJoJo (WorldCat user published 2013-10-23) Excellent Permalink

Intereseting book to read, especially the part about theories of personality, I did not know that there were that many scholls and directions that presented their own version of personality interpretation, you usually read about Freud most of the time and Jung sometimes. Its nice to have a book that...
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Excellent book

by robjohnson62 (WorldCat user published 2013-10-22) Excellent Permalink

I just finished reading the book. Hands down it was one of the best things I have ever read, and the main reason for it is that it gave me the chance to understand psychology for the first time in my life, maybe its because the author explained ina different fashion. The book contains a lot of data...
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Классно! Занятно!

by lyudamad (WorldCat user published 2012-08-28) Excellent Permalink

Классная книга, особенно глава о Русских психологах.

Спасибо большое автору за очень интересную книгу, сразу видно, Советская школа психологии!

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Great Book Ever

by riomukti21 (WorldCat user published 2013-03-10) Good Permalink

I love this book truly, since the first time I read this psychological theory at all. http://radartekno.com/

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