A History of Psychology
A History of Psychology presents the ideas of significant individuals in psychology and explains the role of cultural context in shaping the ideas that become dominant in a society at a particular time. The book outlines the contributions of well over a hundred thinkers and psychologists including Pythagoras, Lao-tzu, Aristotle, Abraham Maslow, B.F. Skinner, and Herbert Simon.
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Plato 427347 BC
Aristotle 384323 BC
St Thomas Aquinas 122574 and the Medieval View of the Universe
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