Books in category Psychology – History

  • Max Wertheimer and Gestalt Theory

    Max Wertheimer and Gestalt Theory
    D. Brett King, Michael Wertheimer

    In Max Wertheimer and Gestalt Theory, King and Wertheimer trace the origins of Gestalt thought, demonstrating its continuing importance in fifteen chapters and several supplements to these chapters.

  • Mad Bad and Sad A History of Women and the Mind Doctors

    Mad, Bad, and Sad: A History of Women and the Mind Doctors
    Lisa Appignanesi

    Lisa Appignanesi charts a story from the days when the mad were considered possessed to our own century when the official psychiatric manual lists some 350 mental disorders.

  • Teaching Freud

    Teaching Freud
    Diane Jonte-Pace Professor of Religious Studies and Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development Santa Clara University

    How can Freud be taught in a climate of critique and controversy? The fourteen contributors to this volume, all recognized scholars of religion and psychoanalysis, describe how they address Freud's contested legacy; they "teach the debates.

  • Dream Psychology

    Dream Psychology
    Sigmund Freud, M. D. Eder, Andre Tridon

    Finally, Freud established a direct connection between dreams and insanity, between the symbolic visions of our sleep and the symbolic actions of the mentally deranged. Andre Tridon (1920)"

  • The Fractured Self in Freud and German Philosophy

    The Fractured Self in Freud and German Philosophy
    M. Altman, C. Coe

    The Fractured Self in Freud and German Philosophy examines Freud's transformation of German philosophical approaches to freedom, history, and self-knowledge; defends a theory of situated knowledge and agency; and considers the relevance of …

  • The Life Space of the Urban Child

    The Life Space of the Urban Child
    Gunter Mey, Hartmut Gunther

    The heart of this book is the translation of The Life Space of the Urban Child, written in 1935 by Martha and Hans Heinrich Muchow. Life Space provides a fresh look at children as actors and how they absorb their city environments.

  • Sigmund Freud s the Interpretation of Dreams

    Sigmund Freud’s the Interpretation of Dreams
    Laura Marcus

    This book, more than any other in Freud’s massive oeuvre, has shaped a vast amount of work in linguistics and semiotics, literary studies, film theory, psychology, philosophical hermeneutics and the history of ideas.

  • Carl Rogers C√ mo alcanzar la plenitud

    Carl Rogers. Cómo alcanzar la plenitud
    Sánchez Bodas, Andrés

    Carl Rogers es el primer psicólogo y counselor creador de una manera de comprender lo humano que trascendió la ayuda interpersonal.

  • Metaphors in the History of Psychology

    Metaphors in the History of Psychology
    David E. Leary

    Through the identification of these metaphors, the contributors to this volume have provided a remarkably useful guide to the history, current orientations, and future prospects of modern psychology.

  • Putting Psychology in Its Place

    Putting Psychology in Its Place
    Graham Richards

    This second edition of Putting Psychology in its Place builds on the first to introduce the history of psychology and place the discipline within an historical context.

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