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1 Introduction Writing a history of psychology in China can easily turn into a Western-centric act if we focus on how the discipline of psychology emanated from Europe and North America to China since the late 19th century. Such a narrative would fail to acknowledge that, for many centuries

In: The Making of the Human Sciences in China
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From the 13th century, Aristotle’s teachings on the soul in De anima served as the starting point for psychological discussions in the Latin West. Although in the course of time the tradition of commentaries became rich and heterogeneous, medieval scholastic psychology can be synthesized in a

In: A Companion to the Spanish Scholastics
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In recent decades the central questions of moral psychology have attracted renewed interest. Contemporary work on moral motivation and the rationality of moral action has broadened its focus to include a wide array of related issues. New interpretations of historical figures have also contributed to conceptual advances in moral psychology, in a way unparalleled in any other area of philosophy. This volume presents original work from some of the most prominent philosophers currently working on moral psychology, spanning both the historical and the contemporary problem-based approaches.
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1 Introduction: History of Qualitative Inquiry, Psychology and Religion In order to get a sense of qualitative psychology and to assess what its potential contributions to the future of psychology of religion might be, it is essential to understand its history. Experts credit Wundt for not

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Religion and Psychology
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1 Introduction: History of Qualitative Inquiry, Psychology and Religion In order to get a sense of qualitative psychology and to assess what its potential contributions to the future of psychology of religion might be, it is essential to understand its history. Experts credit Wundt for not

In: Integrating Psychology, Religion, and Culture

1 Possibility, Foundations, and Characteristics of Islamic Psychology The spread of the philosophical viewpoint of positivism has led to the emergence of a new concept of science. According to this viewpoint, observation is the only trustworthy basis and path to acquire knowledge; hence

In: An Introduction to Islamic Psychology
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This book is a collection of new, published and revised essays on the place and value of scientific realism in psychology. Through critical analyses of contemporary psychology, essays argue that the realist requirements of a properly scientific psychology are often misunderstood even in the discipline’s putatively scientific heart, with profound conceptual and empirical consequences. Against this, and in answer to recent calls to demonstrate the relevance of realism, the essays sketch the elements of a realist program: they discuss the recent history, development and principal features of a distinctive, thoroughgoing, realism for psychology: its theories, concepts, methods and applications. It thus aims to extend realism from philosophy to psychology, articulate a realist metatheory, clarify realism’s relevance, and promote its discussion.
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Philosophy and Psychology publishes philosophical works on the humanistic and valuational areas of psychology, including psychotherapy, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, counseling, the anthropology of consciousness, and the life of the unconscious.

concise and synthetic introduction to psychology of migration – will find all of this within, and, what’s more, will find a proposed authors’ original vision and theoretical concept of the discipline, one that may serve as basis for researching migration processes from a psychological point of view. The

In: The Psychology of Migration
This book forms an introduction to the emerging discipline of “psychology of migration”, which is an interdisciplinary field of reflection and research, joining together diverse subfields of psychology with anthropological, sociological, demographic and historical inquiry on migration processes. The introductory chapter marks the borders of this borderline discipline, defines important notions and the subject of inquiry, and presents its main research themes together with prospective paths for the discipline’s development. The second chapter presents research methods applied in psychology of migration. Acculturation processes and their psychological analysis as well an impact on the mental health of migrants are the main topics of interest in the third chapter. The last chapter covers issues of mutual relations between religion and migration. Conclusive remarks on contemporary psychology of migration facing cultural and religious diversity in COVID-19 pandemic times are outlined, pointing at challenges the discipline will surely meet in the future.