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    The Psychology of Personality: An Epistemological Inquiry.James T. Lamiell - 1987 - Columbia University Press.
    Epistemology and the Psychology of Personality I; [n his discussion of publication trends in contemporary personality psychology, Hogan () noted that; ...
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    A Periodic Table of Personality Elements? The "Big Five" and Trait "Psychology" in Critical Perspective.James T. Lamiell - 2000 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 20 (1):1-24.
    Within contemporary personality psychology there is widespread consensus that, at long last, the basic elements of "the" human personality have been empirically discovered, and that the systematic search for the underlying causes and consequences of personality differences can be pursued on this basis. The putatively basic trait dimensions are neuroticism, extraversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness, and are referred to collectively as "the Big Five." In the present article, this perspective on the psychology of personality is examined critically and found wanting. (...)
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    On Psychology’s Struggle for Existence: Some Reflections on Wundt’s 1913 Essay a Century On.James T. Lamiell - 2013 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 33 (4):205.
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    What is Nomothetic About “Nomothetic” Personality Research?James T. Lamiell - 1986 - Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 6 (2):97-107.
    Were it one's purpose to set rolling in scornful impatience the eyes of those who currently animate the discipline of personality psychology, one could scarcely do better than to initiate some discussion of the so-called "nomothetic vs. idiographic" controversy, a dispute that has nagged the field for at least the past 50 years. The author has been persuaded that the need for such an analysis will prevail for just so long as it takes the legion but, alas, ersatz "nomotheticists' of (...)
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    Review of What’s Behind the Research? Discovering Hidden Assumptions in the Behavioral Sciences. [REVIEW]James T. Lamiell - 1998 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 18 (2):218-224.
    Reviews the book, What’s behind the research? Discovering hidden assumptions in the behavioral sciences by Brent D. Slife and Richard N. Williams . As the book's subtitle indicates, the authors' purpose is to assist the reader in Discovering hidden assumptions in the behavioral sciences, a worthy objective not likely to be realized simply through a love affair with "information" and its packaging. Slife and Williams state their mission clearly: "Presenting hidden assumptions, along with their costs and consequences, is our task (...)
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    A Needed Clarification: In Response to a Review of William Stern : A Brief Introduction to His Life and Works. [REVIEW]James T. Lamiell - 2013 - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 33 (4):280-280.
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