Debates in Psychology Paperback
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
- Pages: 184 pages, glossary, references
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 29/08/2002
- Category: Philosophy of mind
- ISBN: 9780415192699