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Theoretical Psychology - Classic Readings
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Theoretical Psychology - Classic Readings

Four Volume Set
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January 2012 | 1 616 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Covering foundational works in theoretical psychology up to 1980, this four-volume collection is an authoritative and groundbreaking survey of the early theoretical foundations of modern psychology. Edited and introduced by a leading authority in the field, this selection tells the story of the early crises and debates that forged each major branch of psychology, from functionalism to clinical psychology.

Volume One: The Origins of a Theoretical Psychology

Volume Two: Theory and Method

Volume Three: Major Theoretical Positions in Twentieth Century Psychology

Volume Four: The Human Dilemma: Social, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology


 
VOLUME ONE: THE ORIGINS OF A THEORETICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Henderikus Stam
Introduction
 
PART ONE: THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGY
Edwin Boring
The Psychology of Controversy
Egon Brunswik
The Conceptual Focus of Some Psychological Systems
Lee Cronbach
The Two Disciplines of Scientific Psychology
Karl Dallenbach
The Place of Theory in Science
Murray Davis
That's Interesting!
Towards a Phenomenology of Sociology and a Sociology of Phenomenology  
Sigmund Freud
A Project for a Scientific Psychology
Carl Hempel
The Logical Analysis of Psychology
Sigmund Koch
Psychology and Emerging Conceptions of Knowledge as Unitary
Sigmund Koch
Theoretical Psychology 1950
An Overview  
Sigmund Koch
Wundt's Creature at Age Zero - and as Centenarian
Some Aspects of the Institutionalization of the 'New Psychology'  
Kurt Lewin
The Conflict between Aristotelian and Galilean Modes of Thought in Contemporary Psychology
John McGeoch
The Formal Criteria of a Systematic Psychology
Gardner Murphy
The Current Impact of Freud upon Psychology
Stephen Toulmin and David Leary
The Cult of Empiricism in Psychology, and beyond
Kenneth Spence
The Nature of Theory Construction in Contemporary Psychology
Ruth Tolman
Virtue Rewarded and Vice Punished
 
VOLUME TWO: THEORY AND METHOD
 
PART ONE: PSYCHOPHYSICS
Louis Thurstone
Psychophysical Analysis
Stanley Stevens
The Direct Estimation of Sensory Magnitudes-Loudness
John Swets
Is There a Sensory Threshold?
 
PART TWO: MEASUREMENT
Clyde Coombs
A Theory of Data
Paul Meehl
Theoretical Risks and Tabular Asterisks
Sir Karl, Sir Ronald and the Slow Progress of Soft Psychology  
Joel Michell
Measurement Scales and Statistics
A Clash of Paradigms  
Lee Cronbach and Paul Meehl
Construct Validity in Psychological Tests
William Rozeboom
The Fallacy of the Null-Hypothesis Significance Test
R. Duncan Luce and John Tukey
Simultaneous Conjoint Measurement
A New Type of Fundamental Measurement  
Harold Bechtoldt
Construct Validity
A Critique  
Stanley Stevens
Psychology and the Science of Science
Stanley Stevens
Measurement and Man
Frederic Lord
On the Statistical Treatment of Football Numbers
 
PART THREE: METHODOLOGY
Sigmund Koch
Psychology's Bridgman versus Bridgman's Bridgman
An Essay in Reconstruction  
W. Donald Oliver and Alvin Landfield
Reflexivity
An Unfaced Issue of Psychology  
Martin Orne
On the Social Psychology of the Psychological Experiment
With Particular Reference to Demand Characteristics and Their Implications  
Robert Rosenthal
Covert Communication in the Psychological Experiment
Kenneth MacCorquodale and Paul Meehl
On a Distinction between Hypothetical Constructs and Intervening Variables
 
VOLUME THREE: MAJOR THEORETICAL POSITIONS IN TWENTIETH CENTURY PSYCHOLOGY
 
PART ONE: FUNCTIONALISM
John Dewey
The Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology
Edward Titchener
Structural and Functional Psychology
Hilary Putnam
Minds and Machines
 
PART TWO: BEHAVIORISM
John Watson
Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It
Edward Chace Tolman
A New Formula for Behaviorism
Clark Hull
The Conflicting Psychologies of Learning
A Way out  
Burrhus Skinner
Are Theories of Learning Necessary?
O. Hobart Mowrer
The Psychologist Looks at Language
Kenneth Spence
The Methods and Postulates of 'Behaviorism'
 
PART THREE: THE EMERGENCE OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin
Human Memory
A Proposed System and Its Control Processes  
Donald Broadbent
A Mechanical Model for Human Attention and Immediate Memory
Noam Chomsky
Review of Verbal Behavior
Wolfgang Köhler
Gestalt Psychology Today
George Miller
The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two
Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information  
Alan Costall
Are Theories of Perception Necessary?
Allen Newell
The Knowledge Level
Allen Newell and Herbert Simon
Computer Simulation of Human Thinking
 
VOLUME FOUR: THE HUMAN DILEMMA: SOCIAL, DEVELOPMENTAL AND ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
 
PART ONE : SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Kurt Lewin
Field Theory and Experiments in Social Psychology
Concepts and Methods  
Donald Snygg
The Need for a Phenomenological System of Psychology
Kenneth Gergen
Social Psychology as History
Gordon Allport
Scientific Models and Human Morals
Theodore Sarbin
Contributions to Role-Taking Theory
I Hypnotic Behavior  
Edward Jones and Keith Davis
From Acts to Dispositions
The Attribution Process in Person Perception  
 
PART TWO: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
S. Anandalakshmy and Robert Grinder
Conceptual Emphasis in the History of Developmental Psychology
Evolutionary Theory, Teleology and the Nature-Nurture Issue  
Jean Piaget
Selection from the Construction of Reality in the Child
Heinz Werner
The Concept of Development from a Comparative and Organismic Point of View
Erik Erikson
Selection from Identity
Youth and Crisis  
Albert Bandura, Dorothea Ross and Sheila Ross
Transmission of Aggression through Imitation of Aggressive Models
Lawrence Kohlberg
Moral Stages and Moralization
The Cognitive-Developmental Approach  
 
PART THREE : ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
O. Hobart Mowrer
A Stimulus-Response Theory of Anxiety and Its Role as a Reinforcing Agent
Carl Rogers
Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy
Carl Rogers
Persons or Science? A Philosophical Question
Evelyn Hooker
The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual
Henry Wegrocki
A Critique of Cultural and Statistical Concepts of Abnormality
Joseph Wolpe
Psychotherapy
The Non-Scientific Heritage and the New Science  
Teodoro Ayllon
Intensive Treatment of Psychotic Behaviour by Stimulus Satiation and Food Reinforcement

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