Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Psychology (PSY 812.6)

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PSY 812 02 January 2017


Covers major historical and philosophical developments in psychological theory and research throughout the ages, including ontological and epistemological positions and their links to contemporary ideas in psychology. Philosophical aspects of psychological research are addressed from a historical perspective including an examination of the paradigms of positivism, interpretivism, and realism.


Students with credit for PSY 822 will not receive credit for this course.

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