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by Daniel N. Robinson
Author: Daniel N. Robinson
Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press; Revised edition (January 1987)
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Daniel N. Robinson is professor of psychology at Georgetown University. His many books include Toward a Science of Human Nature: Essays on the Psychologies of Hegel, Mill, Wundt, and James; Philosophy of Psychology; and Aristotle’s Psychology
Daniel N. His many books include Toward a Science of Human Nature: Essays on the Psychologies of Hegel, Mill, Wundt, and James; Philosophy of Psychology; and Aristotle’s Psychology. He was chief consultant for the PBS television series The Brain and The Mind.
Convinced that "psychology is the history of ideas," Robinson treats every idea and every sentence with critical respect, making . I should mention that the greatest power of this book is to give more consequence to the ideas and philosophies than to the figures that conceived those ideas.
Convinced that "psychology is the history of ideas," Robinson treats every idea and every sentence with critical respect, making this a standard-setting book that is also a pleasure to read. James Lieberman, George Washington Univ. Sch. of Medicine, Washington, . This makes it a true history of psychology, not a history of thinkers of psychology. 2 people found this helpful.
It presents psychological ideas as part of a greater web of thinking throughout history about the essentials of human nature, interwoven with ideas from philosophy, science, religion, art, literature, and politics
Daniel N. Robinson (March 9, 1937 – September 17, 2018) was an American psychologist who was a professor of psychology at Georgetown University and later in his life became a fellow of the faculty of philosophy at Oxford University.
Daniel N. Robinson published in a wide variety of subjects, including moral philosophy, the philosophy of psychology, legal philosophy, the philosophy of the mind, intellectual history, legal history, and the history of psychology.
Robinson, Daniel . 1937-. 3: Scientific psychology. The nineteenth century : the authority of science ; From systems to specialties : the crucial half century (1870-1920) ; Contemporary formulations. 1937An intellectual history of psychology I Daniel . And, in attempting an intellectual history of psychology, one must be concerned with far more than academic psychology. 1937An intellectual history of psychology I Daniel N. Robinson -3rded. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. This said, the following pages may seem to belie the premise, for, in fact, a chronological succession does follow. Robinson is acknowledged universally by scholars as quintessential authority on historical, philosophical antecedents of modern behavioral . This book was used as a textbook in my history of psychology class
Daniel N. Robinson is acknowledged universally by scholars as quintessential authority on historical, philosophical antecedents of modern behavioral science. Professor Robinson presupposes readers have some knowledge of elementary philosophy and some exposure to psychology and probability theory. Whereas his treatment may appear overly complex to some, the topic cannot be reduced to level of reading a novel. This book was used as a textbook in my history of psychology class. The author is brilliant as he focuses on the historical progression of psychological ideas and their philosophical basis.
An Intellectual History of Psychology not only explores the most significant ideas about human nature from ancient to modern times, but also examines the broader social and scientific contexts in which these concepts were articulated and defended. Robinson - 2003 - History of Psychology 6:227-238. The Cultural Psychology of the Self by Ciaran Benson. Daniel N. Robinson - 2000 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 20 (2):225-230
Daniel N. Robinson - 2000 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 20 (2):225-230. Robinson - 1997 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 4 (3):205-207.