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  1. A Century of Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Progress, Paradigms and Prospects for the New Millennium

    By Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh, Patrick McGinley

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Psychology has influence in almost every walk of life. Originally published in 1997 A Century of Psychology is a review of where the discipline came from, where it had reached and where the editors anticipated it may go. Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh and Patrick McGinley assembled an...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

    By Franz Brentano

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Franz Brentano is one of the founding fathers of twentieth century philosophy, celebrated for introducing the concept of intentionality to philosophy as well as making significant contributions to ethics and logic. His work exerted great influence on major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, but...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Freud, Surgery, and the Surgeons

    By Paul E. Stepansky

    In this fascinating excursion into medical and psychoanalytic history, Paul E. Stepansky charts the rise and fall of the "surgical metaphor" - Freud's view of psychoanalysis as analogous to a surgical procedure. Approaching Freud's understanding of surgery and surgeons historically and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume III

    Edited by Gregory A. Kimble, Michael Wertheimer

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This third volume in a series devoted to luminaries in the history of psychology--features chapter authors who are themselves highly visible and eminent scholars. They provide glimpses of the giants who shaped modern cognitive and behavioral science, and shed new light on their contributions and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Minds in Distress (Psychology Revivals)

    A Psychological Study of the Masculine and Feminine Mind in Health and in Disorder

    By A. E. Bridger

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1913, this title looks at how the mind affects health. Up until this time medicine was mainly concerned with the ‘physical side of man’, this title aims to redress the balance. The author defines the two types of mind: masculine and feminine and goes on to show ‘that upon...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Managing Madness (Psychology Revivals)

    Changing Ideas and Practice

    By Joan Busfield

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Psychiatry regularly comes under attack as a way of caring for and controlling the mentally ill. Originally published in 1986, this title explores the history and theory of psychiatry to illuminate current practice at the time, and shows why mental health services had developed in particular ways....

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Shape of Reason

    Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

    Edited by Vittorio Girotto, Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    Over the past three decades, there has been a rapid development of research on human thinking and reasoning. This volume provides a comprehensive review of this topic by looking at the important contributions Paolo Legrenzi has made to the field, by bridging the gap from Gestalt ideas to modern...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Nervous Disorders of Men (Psychology Revivals)

    The Modern Psychological Conception of their Causes, Effects, and Rational Treatment

    By Bernard Hollander

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1916, looks at ‘the numerous nervous illnesses of men, in...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Nervous Disorders of Women (Psychology Revivals)

    The Modern Psychological Conception of their Causes, Effects and Rational Treatment

    By Bernard Hollander

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1916, looks at ‘the numerous nervous illnesses of women, in...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Psychology Serving Humanity: Proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology

    Volume 2: Western Psychology

    Edited by Saths Cooper, Kopano Ratele

    This is the second of two volumes collecting the key proceedings of the 30th International Congress of Psychology, the first to be held in Africa in the 123 years of its history. The theme of the conference was "Psychology Serving Humanity", a recognition of psychology's unfulfilled mission in...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Psychology Press