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Striving for the Whole : Creating Theoretical Syntheses.

By: Valsiner, Jaan.
Contributor(s): Valsiner, Professor Jaan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.History and Theory of Psychology: Publisher: Somerset : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (266 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781412813587.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Psychology | Whole and parts (Psychology)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Striving for the Whole : Creating Theoretical SynthesesDDC classification: 150.193 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface The Past and Future of the Whole -- Chapter 1 Leibniz's Dynamic Holism -- Chapter 2 Christian von Ehrenfels -- Chapter 3 Genetic Ganzheitspsychologie -- Chapter 4 Felix Krueger and Ganzheitspsychologie: History of Psychology in Japan before and during World War II -- Chapter 5 Ganzheitspsychologie in Heidelberg -- Chapter 6 Jan Smuts and Personality Theory: The Problem of Holism in Psychology -- Chapter 7 Janet's Emotions in the Whole of Human Conduct -- Chapter 8 Ernst E. Boesch's Holistic Cultural Psychology -- Chapter 9 Comparative Methodology as the Human Condition: Conwy Lloyd Morgan and the Use of Animal Models in Science -- Chapter 10 Other Minds Than Ours -- Chapter 11 A Holistic Perspective in Natural Sciences -- Chapter 12 Dynamic Adaptive Psychology: Viewing the Individual through the Lens of Evolution and Development -- Conclusion Returning to the Whole-A New Theoretical Synthesis in the Social Sciences -- About the Contributors -- Index.
Summary: This unusual collection explores the development of ideas in psychology's past, and shapes them into a valuable resource for ideas in the discipline's future, with particular emphasis on holistic traditions in psychology. Themes covered include holistic thought in psychology at large and the following disciplinary/areas in particular: philosophy, cultural psychology, comparative psychology, evolutionary psychology, biology, personality and emotion theories, as well as the export and development of holistic traditions in nations such as Germany, France, Japan, South Africa, and others.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface The Past and Future of the Whole -- Chapter 1 Leibniz's Dynamic Holism -- Chapter 2 Christian von Ehrenfels -- Chapter 3 Genetic Ganzheitspsychologie -- Chapter 4 Felix Krueger and Ganzheitspsychologie: History of Psychology in Japan before and during World War II -- Chapter 5 Ganzheitspsychologie in Heidelberg -- Chapter 6 Jan Smuts and Personality Theory: The Problem of Holism in Psychology -- Chapter 7 Janet's Emotions in the Whole of Human Conduct -- Chapter 8 Ernst E. Boesch's Holistic Cultural Psychology -- Chapter 9 Comparative Methodology as the Human Condition: Conwy Lloyd Morgan and the Use of Animal Models in Science -- Chapter 10 Other Minds Than Ours -- Chapter 11 A Holistic Perspective in Natural Sciences -- Chapter 12 Dynamic Adaptive Psychology: Viewing the Individual through the Lens of Evolution and Development -- Conclusion Returning to the Whole-A New Theoretical Synthesis in the Social Sciences -- About the Contributors -- Index.

This unusual collection explores the development of ideas in psychology's past, and shapes them into a valuable resource for ideas in the discipline's future, with particular emphasis on holistic traditions in psychology. Themes covered include holistic thought in psychology at large and the following disciplinary/areas in particular: philosophy, cultural psychology, comparative psychology, evolutionary psychology, biology, personality and emotion theories, as well as the export and development of holistic traditions in nations such as Germany, France, Japan, South Africa, and others.

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