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- DescriptionWhat is a person? Surprisingly little attention is given to this question in psychology. For much of the past century, psychology has tended to focus on the systematic study of processes rather than on the persons who enact and embody them. In contrast to the reductionist picture of much mainstream theorising, which construes persons as their mental lives, behaviours or neurophysiological particulars, The Psychology of Personhood presents persons as irreducibly embodied and socially situated beings. Placing the study of persons at the centre of psychology, this book presents vel insights on the typical, everyday actions and experiences of persons in relation to each other and to the broader society and culture. Leading scholars from diverse academic disciplines paint an integrative portrait of the psychological person within evolutionary, historical, cultural, developmental and everyday contexts.
- Author BiographyJack Martin is Burnaby Mountain Professor in Psychology at Simon Fraser University. He is an Associate Editor of New Ideas in Psychology and is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology and Theory and Psychology. Mark H. Bickhard is Henry R. Luce Professor in Cognitive Robotics and the Philosophy of Knowledge at Lehigh University. He is Editor of New Ideas in Psychology.
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication29/11/2012
- SubjectPsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight540 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edited byJack Martin,Mark H. Bickhard
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