History and Systems of Psychology
Brennan James F.
Translator: Papazoglou Kalliope
Scientific editor: Kordoutis Panagiotis
Shape: 17 x 24
Price: 49.50 €
Published: April 2009
Τhe book presents a comprehensive, integrative and critical overview of the history and systems of psychology. Giving credit to the influence of Εastern Asian traditions on the Western concept of the soul and human existence, it relates the long history of psychology ranging from the pre-Socratic Greek thinkers of the 6th century B.C. to the 20th century systems of psychology and contemporary post-systematic trends in cognitive science and neuroscience, in developmental psychology, social psychology and personality theory. During this fascinating account the book places the birth, transformation, advancement and evolution of psychological ideas in sociocultural context while illustrating their philosophical, scientific and social significance, their continuity and antithesis, their dialectical relationship and their dynamics for further development.
Already in its sixth edition in the English speaking world, it is considered a classic book, ideal for university courses in the history and systems of psychology. It can be greatly appreciated by psychology educators, students and researchers as well as psychology professionals and specialists. This is a book that can further enrich the general readership’s understanding of psychology as a science, enhance the appreciation of psychological concepts and help in developing the accuracy by which they are used. Being a comprehensive review of the history of psychological ideas, it is a rich source of information and a valuable reference tool for psychology.