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From soul to mind : the emergence of psychology from Erasmus Darwin to William James, Edward S. Reed

Label
From soul to mind : the emergence of psychology from Erasmus Darwin to William James
Title
From soul to mind
Title remainder
the emergence of psychology from Erasmus Darwin to William James
Statement of responsibility
Edward S. Reed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Early in the nineteenth century, psychology was considered a science of the soul; by the end of the century, it had abandoned the soul to become a science of the mind, says Edward Reed. In this lively and original account of psychology's formative years, Reed relates the failures and successes of the attempts of nineteenth-century thinkers and practitionersincluding philosophers, theologians, medical workers, mesmerists, and even poets - to make psychology into a
  • Science. From Soul to Mind introduces a cast that includes not only well-known scientists and philosophers (Kant, Reid, Darwin, James) but also figures important in their time who are largely forgotten today (R.H. Lotze in Germany, G.H. Lewes in Britain) and literary notables (Mary Shelley, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Edgar Allan Poe). Countering the widespread belief that psychology is the offspring of philosophy, Reed contends that modern philosophy arose when academic
  • Philosophers sought to distinguish themselves from psychologists
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reed, Edward
Index
index present
LC call number
BF103
LC item number
.R44 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1997 J-200
  • BF 103
NLM item number
R323f 1997
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychology
  • Psychology
  • History, 19th Century
  • Psychology
  • Psychologie
  • Geschichte
  • Psychologie
  • Psychologie
  • Psychologie
  • Geschichte
  • Geschichte 1800-1900
Label
From soul to mind : the emergence of psychology from Erasmus Darwin to William James, Edward S. Reed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of psychology -- The impossible science -- Frankenstein's science -- The breakdown in the concert of European ideas -- The brief life of natural metaphysics -- 1848 and all that -- The three unconsciousnesses and how they grew -- The apotheosis of positivism -- The anomalous Mr. Darwin -- The generation of 1879, or how philosophy emerged from psychology -- William James: psychology as a science of experience
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780300069679
Lccn
96049051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35990242
  • (OCoLC)ocm35990242
Label
From soul to mind : the emergence of psychology from Erasmus Darwin to William James, Edward S. Reed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In search of psychology -- The impossible science -- Frankenstein's science -- The breakdown in the concert of European ideas -- The brief life of natural metaphysics -- 1848 and all that -- The three unconsciousnesses and how they grew -- The apotheosis of positivism -- The anomalous Mr. Darwin -- The generation of 1879, or how philosophy emerged from psychology -- William James: psychology as a science of experience
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780300069679
Lccn
96049051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35990242
  • (OCoLC)ocm35990242

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