Publisher description for A history of modern psychology in context / by Wade E. Pickren & Alexandra Rutherford.

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Most_students of psychology today have little understanding of all the theories and world views their discipline championed in earlier decades._ They are unaware of the philosophical underpinning of their work and the relatively new establishment of the field as a science. The History of Psychology in Context allows students to understand the history of the discipline, including its origins in philosophy and emergence as a science, while considering the impact of social and cultural factors on the development of the discipline.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Psychology -- History.