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Theoretical Psychology

Eight Volume Set
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January 2012 | 3 328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This eight-volume set brings together two four-volume sets to cover both the classic and contemporary reading in theoretical psychology.

Theoretical Psychology - Classic Readings

Covering foundational works in theoretical psychology up to 1980, this four-volume collection is an authoritative and groundbreaking survey of the early theoretical foundations of modern psychology. Edited and introduced by a leading authority in the field, this selection tells the story of the early crises and debates that forged each major branch of psychology, from functionalism to clinical psychology.

Volume One: The Origins of a Theoretical Psychology

Volume Two: Theory and Method

Volume Three: Major Theoretical Positions in 20th Century Psychology

Volume Four: The Human Dilemma: Social, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology

Theoretical Psychology - Contemporary Readings

This four-volume collection picks up the story of theoretical psychology in the 1980s, as it becomes a legitimate form of enquiry in its own right, and follows it as it develops through alternative and critical streams into the newfound fields of 21st century psychology, like situated cognition, embodied cognition and extended mind theory. This collection can serve as the last word on modern theoretical psychology in its own right, or as a companion to Theoretical Psychology - Classical Readings.

Volume One: Contemporary Theoretical Psychology

Volume Two: Theory and Method

Volume Three: Cognitive Psychology, Cognition, Embodied Cognition

Volume Four: Contemporary Human Social, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology

 
CLASSICS
 
VOLUME ONE: THE ORIGINS OF A THEORETICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Henderikus Stam
Introduction
 
PART ONE: THEORY IN PSYCHOLOGY
Edwin Boring
The Psychology of Controversy
Egon Brunswik
The Conceptual Focus of Some Psychological Systems
Lee Cronbach
The Two Disciplines of Scientific Psychology
Karl Dallenbach
The Place of Theory in Science
Murray Davis
That's Interesting!
Towards a Phenomenology of Sociology and a Sociology of Phenomenology  
Sigmund Freud
A Project for a Scientific Psychology
Carl Hempel
The Logical Analysis of Psychology
Sigmund Koch
Psychology and Emerging Conceptions of Knowledge as Unitary
Sigmund Koch
Theoretical Psychology 1950
An Overview  
Sigmund Koch
Wundt's Creature at Age Zero - and as Centenarian
Some Aspects of the Institutionalization of the 'New Psychology'  
Kurt Lewin
The Conflict between Aristotelian and Galilean Modes of Thought in Contemporary Psychology
John McGeoch
The Formal Criteria of a Systematic Psychology
Gardner Murphy
The Current Impact of Freud upon Psychology
Stephen Toulmin and David Leary
The Cult of Empiricism in Psychology, and beyond
Kenneth Spence
The Nature of Theory Construction in Contemporary Psychology
Ruth Tolman
Virtue Rewarded and Vice Punished
 
VOLUME TWO: THEORY AND METHOD
 
PART ONE: PSYCHOPHYSICS
Louis Thurstone
Psychophysical Analysis
Stanley Stevens
The Direct Estimation of Sensory Magnitudes-Loudness
John Swets
Is There a Sensory Threshold?
 
PART TWO: MEASUREMENT
Clyde Coombs
A Theory of Data
Paul Meehl
Theoretical Risks and Tabular Asterisks
Sir Karl, Sir Ronald and the Slow Progress of Soft Psychology  
Joel Michell
Measurement Scales and Statistics
A Clash of Paradigms  
Lee Cronbach and Paul Meehl
Construct Validity in Psychological Tests
William Rozeboom
The Fallacy of the Null-Hypothesis Significance Test
R. Duncan Luce and John Tukey
Simultaneous Conjoint Measurement
A New Type of Fundamental Measurement  
Harold Bechtoldt
Construct Validity
A Critique  
Stanley Stevens
Psychology and the Science of Science
Stanley Stevens
Measurement and Man
Frederic Lord
On the Statistical Treatment of Football Numbers
 
PART THREE: METHODOLOGY
Sigmund Koch
Psychology's Bridgman versus Bridgman's Bridgman
An Essay in Reconstruction  
W. Donald Oliver and Alvin Landfield
Reflexivity
An Unfaced Issue of Psychology  
Martin Orne
On the Social Psychology of the Psychological Experiment
With Particular Reference to Demand Characteristics and Their Implications  
Robert Rosenthal
Covert Communication in the Psychological Experiment
Kenneth MacCorquodale and Paul Meehl
On a Distinction between Hypothetical Constructs and Intervening Variables
 
VOLUME THREE: MAJOR THEORETICAL POSITIONS IN TWENTIETH CENTURY PSYCHOLOGY
 
PART ONE: FUNCTIONALISM
John Dewey
The Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology
Edward Titchener
Structural and Functional Psychology
Hilary Putnam
Minds and Machines
 
PART TWO: BEHAVIORISM
John Watson
Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It
Edward Chace Tolman
A New Formula for Behaviorism
Clark Hull
The Conflicting Psychologies of Learning
A Way out  
Burrhus Skinner
Are Theories of Learning Necessary?
O. Hobart Mowrer
The Psychologist Looks at Language
Kenneth Spence
The Methods and Postulates of 'Behaviorism'
 
PART THREE: THE EMERGENCE OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Richard Atkinson and Richard Shiffrin
Human Memory
A Proposed System and Its Control Processes  
Donald Broadbent
A Mechanical Model for Human Attention and Immediate Memory
Noam Chomsky
Review of Verbal Behavior
Wolfgang Köhler
Gestalt Psychology Today
George Miller
The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two
Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information  
Alan Costall
Are Theories of Perception Necessary?
Allen Newell
The Knowledge Level
Allen Newell and Herbert Simon
Computer Simulation of Human Thinking
 
VOLUME FOUR: THE HUMAN DILEMMA: SOCIAL, DEVELOPMENTAL AND ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
 
PART ONE : SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Kurt Lewin
Field Theory and Experiments in Social Psychology
Concepts and Methods  
Donald Snygg
The Need for a Phenomenological System of Psychology
Kenneth Gergen
Social Psychology as History
Gordon Allport
Scientific Models and Human Morals
Theodore Sarbin
Contributions to Role-Taking Theory
I Hypnotic Behavior  
Edward Jones and Keith Davis
From Acts to Dispositions
The Attribution Process in Person Perception  
 
PART TWO: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
S. Anandalakshmy and Robert Grinder
Conceptual Emphasis in the History of Developmental Psychology
Evolutionary Theory, Teleology and the Nature-Nurture Issue  
Jean Piaget
Selection from the Construction of Reality in the Child
Heinz Werner
The Concept of Development from a Comparative and Organismic Point of View
Erik Erikson
Selection from Identity
Youth and Crisis  
Albert Bandura, Dorothea Ross and Sheila Ross
Transmission of Aggression through Imitation of Aggressive Models
Lawrence Kohlberg
Moral Stages and Moralization
The Cognitive-Developmental Approach  
 
PART THREE : ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
O. Hobart Mowrer
A Stimulus-Response Theory of Anxiety and Its Role as a Reinforcing Agent
Carl Rogers
Significant Aspects of Client-Centered Therapy
Carl Rogers
Persons or Science? A Philosophical Question
Evelyn Hooker
The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual
Henry Wegrocki
A Critique of Cultural and Statistical Concepts of Abnormality
Joseph Wolpe
Psychotherapy
The Non-Scientific Heritage and the New Science  
Teodoro Ayllon
Intensive Treatment of Psychotic Behaviour by Stimulus Satiation and Food Reinforcement
 
CONTEMPORARY
 
VOLUME ONE: CONTEMPORARY THEORETICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Henderikus Stam
Introduction
 
PART ONE: THEORY, HISTORY AND CRITICAL THEORY
Daniel Robinson
Theoretical Psychology
What Is It and Who Needs It?  
Kurt Danziger
Does the History of Psychology Have a Future?
Graham Richards
The Psychology of Psychology
An Historically Grounded Sketch  
Geir Smedslund
Some Psychological Theories Are Not Empirical
A Conceptual Analysis of the 'Stages of Change' Model  
Ian Parker
Psychoanalytic Theory and Psychology
Conditions of Possibility for Clinical and Cultural Practice  
Jens Brockmeier
Remembering and Forgetting
Narrative as Cultural Memory  
Don Ross and David Spurrett
What to Say to a Skeptical Metaphysician
A Defense Manual for Cognitive and Behavioral Scientists  
John Greenwood
Psychological Ascription
Michael Billig
Commodity Fetishism and Repression
Reflections on Marx, Freud and the Psychology of Consumer Capitalism  
Ute Osterkamp
On Psychology, Ideology and Individuals' Societal Nature
Henderikus Stam
Is There (Still) a Place for Theory in Psychology?
 
PART TWO: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONISM
Kenneth Gergen
The Social Constructionist Movement in Modern Psychology
Mike Michael
Discourse and Uncertainty
Postmodern Variations  
James Mancuso
Constructionism, Personal Construct Psychology and Narrative Psychology
Rom Harré et al
Recent Advances in Positioning Theory
John Shotter
In Conversation
Joint Action, Shared Intentionality and Ethics  
 
PART THREE: FEMINISM
Morny Joy
Feminism and the Self
Betty Bayer and Kareen Malone
Feminism, Psychology and Matters of the Body
 
PART FOUR HERMENEUTICS AND PHENOMENOLOGY
Frank Richardson and Robert Woolfolk
Social Theory and Values
A Hermeneutic Perspective  
Robert Kugelmann
The Psychology and Management of Pain
Gate Control as Theory and Symbol  
 
VOLUME TWO: THEORY AND METHOD
Sigmund Koch
Psychology's Bridgman versus Bridgman's Bridgman
An Essay in Reconstruction  
Christopher Green
Of Immortal Mythological Beasts
Operationism in Psychology  
Mark Bickhard
Myths of Science
Misconceptions of Science in Contemporary Psychology  
Peter Halpin and Henderikus Stam
Inductive Inference or Inductive Behavior
Fisher's and Neyman-Pearson's Approaches to Statistical Testing in Psychological Research (1940-1960)  
Joel Michell
Normal Science, Pathological Science and Psychometrics
Hart Blanton and James Jaccard
Arbitrary Methods in Psychology
Lisa Osbeck
Method and Theoretical Psychology
Ruma Falk and Charles Greenbaum
Significance Tests Die Hard
The Amazing Persistence of a Probabilistic Misconception  
Joachim Krueger
Null Hypothesis Significance Testing
On the Survival of a Flawed Method  
David Sohn
Statistical Significance and Replicability
Why the Former Does Not Presage the Latter  
Michael Wallach and Lise Wallach
When Experiments Serve Little Purpose
Misguided Research in Mainstream Psychology  
Tammi Vacha-Haase et al
Reporting Practices and APA Editorial Policies Regarding Statistical Significance and Effect Size
R. Hertwig and A. Ortmann
Experimental Practices in Economics
A Methodological Challenge for Psychologists?  
Jill Morawski
Reflexivity and the Psychologist
Huib Looren de Jong
Causal and Functional Explanations
A. Machado and F.J. Silva
Toward a Richer View of the Scientific Method
The Role of Conceptual Analysis  
L.D. Smith
Constructing Knowledge
The Role of Graphs and Tables in Hard and Soft Psychology  
 
VOLUME THREE: COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, COGNITION, EMBODIED COGNITION, EVOLUTION
Joseph Rychlak
A Teleological Critique of Modern Cognitivism
Lola Lopes
The Rhetoric of Irrationality
Sacha Bem and Fred Keijzer
Recent Changes in the Concept of Cognition
Elizabeth Wilson
'Loving the Computer'
Cognition, Embodiment and the Influencing Machine  
Huib Looren de Jong
Some Remarks on a Relational Concept of Mind
Yanina Shapiro
Consciousness According to James
Forgetting, Disregarding and Other Selective Activities of Bodies-and-Brains  
Peter Machamer and Justin Sytsma
Neuroscience and Theoretical Psychology
What's to Worry about?  
Nancy Nersessian
Model-Based Reasoning in Distributed Cognitive Systems
Jelle van Dijk et al
Can There Be Such a Thing as Embodied Embedded Cognitive Neuroscience?
Sarah Kember
Metamorphoses
The Myth of Evolutionary Possibility  
Thomas Metzinger
Précis
Being No One  
Ned Block
Consciousness, Accessibility and the Mesh between Psychology and Neuroscience
Jonathan Potter
Post-Cognitive Psychology
Nicholas Evans and Stephen Levinson
The Myth of Language Universals
Language Diversity and Its Importance for Cognitive Science  
Wes Sharrock and Jeff Coulter
On What We Can See
Gerd Gigerenzer and Henry Brighton
Home Heuristicus
Why Biased Minds Make Better Inferences  
Maarten Derksen
Against Integration
Why Evolution Cannot Unify the Social Sciences  
 
VOLUME FOUR: ALTERITY AND SOCIALITY, DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE, ABNORMAL AND PATHOLOGICAL THEORIES
Rom Harré
The Discursive Production of Selves
Hubert Hermans, Harry Kempen and Rens van Loon
The Dialogical Self
Beyond Individualism and Rationalism  
Harwood Fisher
Whose Right Is It to Define the Self?
Kenneth Gergen
The Place of the Psyche in a Constructed World
Joshua Soffer
Embodied Perception
Redefining the Social  
A. Alexandra Michel and Stanton Wortham
Clearing away the Self
 
PART ONE: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Alan Costall
Socializing Affordances
Alan Radley
Displays and Fragments
Embodiment and the Configuration of Social Worlds  
Theodore Sarbin
The Poetics of Identity
Patrick Mollaret
Using Common Psychological Terms to Describe Other People
From Lexical Hypothesis to Polysemous Conception  
 
PART TWO: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Susan Oyama
How Shall I Name Thee? The Construction of Natural Selves
Marie Santiago-Delefosse and J-M. Oderic Delefosse
Spielrein, Piaget and Vygotsky
Three Positions on Child Thought and Language  
John Jost
Toward a Wittgensteinian Social Psychology of Human Development
Esther Thelen et al
The Dynamics of Embodiment
A Field Theory of Infant Preservative Reaching  
Ivan Leudar and Alan Costall
On the Persistence of the 'Problem of Other Minds' in Psychology
Chomsky, Grice and Theory of Mind  
 
PART THREE : ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Suzanne Kirschner
Between Idealization and Denigration
Recent Revisionist Approaches to the History of Psychoanalysis  
Daniel Robinson
Therapy as Theory and as Civics
Louis Sass
'Schizophrenic Person' or 'Person with Schizophrenia'? An Essay on Illness and the Self
Konstantinos Katsikopoulos et al
From Meehl to Fast and Frugal Heuristics (and Back)
New Insights into How to Bridge the Clinical-Actuarial Divide  
Matthew Erdelyi
The Unified Theory of Repression
Henderikus Stam
Theorizing Health and Illness
Functionalism, Subjectivity and Reflexivity  

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