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Note for Distance Learners
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The book will be of interest to two groups of readers. The first comprises people who are new to the subject and simply want to know what psychology is. The second consists of those who want a general guide to an area but who wish to make up their minds on the details for themselves.
This book presents a series of informal biographies about major figures in the history of psychology. A unique combination of expertise and human appeal, the volume places the contributions of each pioneer in a new and fascinating perspective.
Psychology and “Human Nature” problematizes what psychology usually takes for granted—the meaning of the psyche or “human nature.” Peter Ashworth provides a coherent account of many of the major schools of thought in psychology and its related disciplines ….