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  1. 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

  2. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Philosophy, Theory and Methods of J. L. Moreno

    The Man Who Tried to Become God

    By John Nolte

    Series: Explorations in Mental Health

    J. L. Moreno, M.D., is recognized as the originator of sociometry and psychodrama, and was a prodigious creator of methods and theories of creativity, society, and human behavior. The methods and techniques he authored have been widely adopted; the theories and philosophy upon which the methods are...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rewriting the History of Madness

    Studies in Foucault's `Histoire de la Folie'

    Edited by Arthur Still, Irving Velody

    Michel Foucault has had an extraordinary impact on writers in the human sciences since his first book Madness and Civilization appeared in English. This title assesses the reactions to Madness and Civilization....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Phenomenology and the Transcendental

    Edited by Sara Heinämaa, Mirja Hartimo, Timo Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Phenomenology

    The aim of this volume is to offer an updated account of the transcendental character of phenomenology. The main question concerns the sense and relevance of transcendental philosophy today: What can such philosophy contribute to contemporary inquiries and debates after the many reasoned attacks...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Intimacy

    By Ziyad Marar

    The hope for intimacy lies deep within us all. That moment of feeling uniquely understood, the antidote to isolation, is what gives us value, validation and self-belief. But as Ziyad Marar shows in this fascinating and engaging study, intimacy is a tricky business. The prevalence of social media,...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. On Habit

    By Clare Carlisle

    Series: Thinking in Action

    For Aristotle, excellence is not an act but a habit, and Hume regards habit as ‘the great guide of life’. However, for Proust habit is problematic: ‘if habit is a second nature, it prevents us from knowing our first.’ What is habit? Do habits turn us into machines or free us to do more creative...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Re-examining Psychology

    Critical Perspectives and African Insights

    By Len T. Holdstock

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy and History of Psychology

    Selected works of Elizabeth Valentine

    By Elizabeth R. Valentine

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. Elizabeth Valentine has an...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Psychology Press