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  1. Psychology Exposed (Psychology Revivals)

    Or the Emperor's New Clothes

    By Paul Kline

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1988, in this personal review of the state of academic psychology, Paul Kline draws attention to the way in which his peers at the time studiously avoided such threatening matters as human feelings and emotions, unconscious ‘complexes’ – in short anything that could be...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Mind and its Mechanism

    By Paul Bousfield, W.R. Bousfield

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1927, the original blurb reads: "Scientists are beginning to believe there is some immaterial thing which performs certain functions that the material mechanism of the brain is powerless to perform. It is the purpose of this book to explain what that immaterial thing is and how...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Energies of Men (Psychology Revivals)

    A Study of the Fundamentals of Dynamic Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in 1932, the original blurb states: "This is a simplified condensation of the author’s two volumes, An Outline of Psychology and An Outline of Abnormal Psychology, which together give a comprehensive survey of the principles and findings of modern psychology. This is designed as an...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Education of Children

    By Alfred Adler

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1930, this title looks at the education of children. Adler believes the problems from a psychological point of view are the same as for adults, that of self-knowledge and rational self-direction. However, the difference being that due to the ‘immaturity of children, the...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. An Analysis of Knowing

    By John Hartland-Swann

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1958, this book focuses on the meaning, interpretation, and use of the verb ‘to know’. In our daily lives we are often claiming to know this or not to know that; and it is not therefore surprising that the verb has played a major role in philosophical speculation from Plato down...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Models of Thinking

    By Frank H. George

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop. The author describes the features that had long been regarded as central to thinking by experimental and...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Cognition

    By Frank H. George

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1962, the problems of cognition dealt with in this book include learning, perception, thinking, memory and linguistic behaviour. It is not a textbook in the ordinary sense, since it presents a particular approach to the subject through experimental psychology, and also, to...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System (Psychology Revivals)

    By J-M. Charcot

    Edited by Ruth Harris

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1991 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, this re-edition of J-M. Charcot’s Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Nervous System provides a unique opportunity to examine the work of one of the last century’s most controversial and admired...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. What Psychiatry Left Out of the DSM-5

    Historical Mental Disorders Today

    By Edward Shorter

    Historically-Based Mental Disorders and the DSM: What Psychiatry Left Out covers the diagnoses that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) failed to include, along with diagnoses that should not have been included, but were. Psychiatry as a field is over two centuries old...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge