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Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850-1880 epub ebook

by Rick Rylance

Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850-1880 epub ebook

Author: Rick Rylance
Category: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (November 9, 2000)
Pages: 368 pages
ISBN: 0198122837
ISBN13: 978-0198122838
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Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing the whole span of nineteenth-century opinion. This book examines psychological theory as it appeared to the Victorians themselves, tracing the social and intellectual forces in play in its formation; it also relates these nineteenth-century ideas to twentieth-century developments in psychological investigation. Part One outlines the general debate. undoubtedly useful in deepening the reader's understanding of psychology in this period" - Kirstie Blair, George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Studies.

Start by marking Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850-1880 as Want to Read . This book offers a history of the interdisciplinary development of Victorian psychology alongside detailed studies of three leading writers: Alexander Bain, Herbert Spencer, and G. H. Lewes.

Start by marking Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850-1880 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. Examining work in several different fields, including evolutionary theory, philosophy, literature, and the bio-medical sciences, it sets the development of psychology in the context of This book offers a history of the interdisciplinary development of Victorian psychology alongside detailed studies of three leading writers: Alexander Bain, Herbert Spencer, and G.

Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing the whole span of nineteenth-century opinion

Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing the whole span of nineteenth-century opinion. It developed from a theory of the soul to one which understood the human mind as a part of the natural world. In its most advanced forms it embraced new evolutionary ideas, and was considered by its opponents to be a bastard child of materialism.

The emerging discipline reveals the turbulence of Victorian cultural debate, for psychology carried the weight of the periods concerns and articulated some of its most advanced thinking.

Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850-1880 This book offers a history of the interdisciplinary development of Victorian psychology alongside detailed studies of three leading writers: Alexander Bain, Herbert Spencer, and G. Examining work in several different fields, including evolutiona.

The interpretation of nature and the psyche New York: Pantheon Books.

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903. Psychology - Great Britain - History - 19th century

Bain, Alexander, 1818-1903. Psychology - Great Britain - History - 19th century. Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903.

The British Journal for the History of Science. RICK RYLANCE, Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing . Rick Rylance, author Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge.

Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing the whole span of nineteenth-century opinion.

Similar books and articles. Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880. Martin Daunton, The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Roger Smith - 2001 - British Journal for the History of Science 34 (3):341-373.

This book offers a history of the interdisciplinary development of Victorian psychology alongside detailed studies of three leading writers: Alexander Bain, Herbert Spencer, and G. H. Lewes. Examining work in several different fields, including evolutionary theory, philosophy, literature, and the bio-medical sciences, it sets the development of psychology in the context of the social and intellectual pressures of the time. The book includes detailed analyses of the work of George Eliot, whose writing is saturated with ideas developed alongside those of the great psychologists who formed her circle.
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