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By Sigmund Koch, David E. Leary

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This reissued variation (originally released by way of McGraw-Hill in 1985) of "A Century of Psychology as technological know-how" assesses the accomplishments, prestige and clients of psychology on the finish of its first century as a technological know-how, whereas supplying a brand new postscript. The essays replicate the forty three members' particular disciplines, but communicate to the wider thematic factor of "fundamental psychology". one of the fields addressed are sensory strategies and notion, studying, motivation, emotion, cognition, improvement, character and social psychology. This paintings studies psychology's first century and goals to supply a clean perception on psychology because it enters its moment century.

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THE SYSTE MATIC F RA M E W O R K OF P SY C H OLOGY closer to an image of himself than to the drama as it is actually conceived. But the stubbornly independent actor, too, presents something no less stereotyped, for all his antics. It is this actor who seems to characterize much of psychology in recent decades; a psychology that trots out the same data, the same "paradigms," the same slogans in attempting to account for conduct running the gamut from the bar-press to conti­ nental invasions. What the audience gets from this is not an explanation of the events under consideration, but a festival of sorts in which the object of the festivity is but a particular school of acting-call it "method acting.

Uncertainty, in the presence of vivid hopes and fears, is painful, but must be endured if we wish to live without the support of comforting fairy tales. It is not good either to forget the questions that philosophy asks, or to persuade ourselves that we have found indubitable answers to them. To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can still do for those who study it (Russell, 1 945, pp. xiii-xiv, italics added).

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