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The Critique of Psychology : From Kant to Postcolonial Theory

By: Teo, Thomas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer-Verlag New York Inc, 2006Description: 1 online resource (248 p.).ISBN: 9780387253565.Subject(s): Psychology | Psychology - History | Psychology and philosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Critique of Psychology : From Kant to Postcolonial TheoryDDC classification: 150.9 LOC classification: BF81.T46 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
On the Historiography of the Critique of Psychology; Metatheory and the Critique of Psychology; Kant and Early 19th Century Critics of Psychology; The Natural-Scientific Critique; The Human-Scientific Critique; The Marxist Critique; The Feminist Critique; The Postmodern Critique; The Postcolonial Critique; Reflections on the Ethical-Political Character of Psychology
Summary: Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. This book traces this alternate history. It synthesizes major historical and theoretical narratives to describe two centuries of challenges to and the reactions of the mainstream.
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On the Historiography of the Critique of Psychology; Metatheory and the Critique of Psychology; Kant and Early 19th Century Critics of Psychology; The Natural-Scientific Critique; The Human-Scientific Critique; The Marxist Critique; The Feminist Critique; The Postmodern Critique; The Postcolonial Critique; Reflections on the Ethical-Political Character of Psychology

Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. This book traces this alternate history. It synthesizes major historical and theoretical narratives to describe two centuries of challenges to and the reactions of the mainstream.

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<p>Thomas Teo is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the "History and Theory of Psychology Program" at York University, Toronto, Canada. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Vienna in Austria. His research areas and publications include the historical, epistemological, and ontological foundations of psychology, the critical reflection of psychology as a human science, the history and theory of the concept of race and racism, and the history and theory of German psychology. He is teaching on a regular basis courses on the "History of Psychology," on "Theories of Human Nature," and on "Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Contemporary Psychology."</p>

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