Debates in Psychology Paperback / softback
by Andy Bell
Part of the Routledge Modular Psychology series
Debates in Psychology tackles some of the major issues and controversies within the field of psychology.
The book includes a discussion of the major debates in psychology prescribed by the AQA Specification A-Level syllabus, such as free will and determinism, whether or not psychology can (or indeed should) be a science, reductionism, and the nature-nurture debate.
Additionally, the 'mind-body question' is examined as an example of reductionism in psychology.
A chapter on behaviourism is also included in order to draw together the debates covered throughout the book. Each topic covered in Debates in Psychology is presented in a highly readable and accessible manner.
The book will be invaluable for students wishing to gain a greater understanding of this exciting area.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 184 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 29/08/2002
- Category: Philosophy of mind
- ISBN: 9780415192699