Personality and epistemology: Cognitive social learning theory as a philosophy of science

Zygon 24 (1):23-38 (1989)
. Implicit in the cognitive social learning model of personality as articulated by Walter Mischel, Albert Bandura, and others, is an epistemology which emphasizes the activity of the mind in the construction of knowledge. Using Mischel's five person variables as an outline, the epistemic implications of this model of personality are developed and then illustrated by application to William James's typology of the religious personality and to the current debate over hermeneutic and empirical approaches to studying human behavior. This approach explicates the connection between personality characteristics and epistemological approaches in terms of cognitive social learning theory
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9744.1989.tb00974.x
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 20,898
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Michael Polanyi (1958). Personal Knowledge. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

View all 18 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Michael Schmid (1993). Verhaltenstheorie Versus Nutzentheorie. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 24 (2):275 - 292.

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

44 ( #95,326 of 1,907,403 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

5 ( #159,567 of 1,907,403 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.