|Abstract||This article critically examines the views that psychology first came into existence as a discipline ca. 1879, that philosophy and psychology were estranged in the ensuing decades, that psychology finally became scientific through the inHuence of logical empiricism, and that it should now disappear in favor of cognitive science and neuroscience. It argues that psychology had a natural philosophical phase (from antiquity) that waxed in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, that this psychology transformed into experimental psychology ca. 1900, that philosophers and psychologists collaboratively discussed the subject matter and methods of psychology in the first two decades of the twentieth century, that the neobehaviorists were not substantively inHuenced by the Vienna Circle, that the study of perception and cognition in psychology did not disappear in the behaviorist period and so did not reemerge as a result of artificial intelligence, linguistics, and the computer analo~, that although some psychologists adopted the language-of-thought approach of traditional cognitive science, many did not, and that psychology will not go away because it contributes independently of cognitive science and neuroscience|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
Gary Hatfield (2002). Psychology, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science: Reflections on the History and Philosophy of Experimental Psychology. Mind and Language 17 (3):207-232.
Brian M. Hughes (2011). Psychology Express: Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology. Pearson.
William O'Donohue (1993). The Spell of Kuhn on Psychology: An Exegetical Elixir. Philosophical Psychology 6 (3):267 – 287.
Dedre Gentner (2010). Psychology in Cognitive Science: 1978–2038. Topics in Cognitive Science 2 (3):328-344.
George Lakoff (2012). Explaining Embodied Cognition Results. Topics in Cognitive Science 4 (4):773-785.
Brendan Larvor (2003). The Formalising Tendency in Philosophy and Experimental Psychology. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 2 (4):337-352.
Keith Campbell (1986). Can Intuitive Psychology Survive the Growth of Neuroscience? Inquiry 29 (June):143-152.
Georges Thinès (1977). Phenomenology and the Science of Behaviour: An Historical and Epistemological Approach. G. Allen & Unwin.
Added to index2012-09-05
Total downloads26 ( #53,576 of 722,813 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #36,645 of 722,813 )
How can I increase my downloads?