A History of Modern Psychology

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Wiley, Aug 10, 1998 - Psychology - 512 pages
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Readers will learned about that fascinating individuals who helped create and shape the field of psychology. Without ignoring philosophical roots, this book devotes more space to recent history of psychology, especially the past 150 years. Its treatment of philosophy begins in the general vicinity of Descartes and the British Empiricists. Readers will also discover how these historical figures have dealt with the same type of problems that they face today.

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User Review  - Michelle Tannenfolletti - Goodreads

I found this book to be very comprehensive in covering the flow of development in the field of psychology from its origins to present times. I was disappointed, as I am with many course texts, that it doesn't cover Jung. Read full review

About the author (1998)

C. James Goodwin is a Professor at Western Carolina University.

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