SOURCE BOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF THE SCIENCES
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A Source Book in the History of Psychology

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HARDCOVER

$176.00 • £140.95 • €158.50

ISBN 9780674824102

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

Short

658 pages

6 x 9 inches

46 line illustrations, 23 tables

Source Books in the History of the Sciences

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  • General Editor’s Preface
  • Preface
  • Part I: Sensory Specification
    • 1. Aristotle on the Five Senses, ca. 350 BCE
    • 2. Isaac Newton on the Seven Colors of the Spectrum, 1675
    • 3. Isaac Newton on the Color Circle, 1704
    • 4. Thomas Young on Newton and the Excitation of the Retina by Colors, 1802
    • 5. John Locke on Primary and Secondary Qualities, 1690
    • 6. Charles Bell on Spinal Nerve Roots, 1811
    • 7. François Magendie on Spinal Nerve Roots, 1822
    • 8. Charles Bell on the Specificity of Sensory Nerves, 1811
    • 9. Johannes Muffler on the Specific Energies of Nerves, 1838
    • 10. Ernst Heinrich Weber on the Sense of Touch and Common Sensibility, 1846
    • 11. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz on the Three-Color Theory of Vision and Visual Specific Nerve Energies, 1860
    • 12. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz on the Resonance Theory of Hearing and Auditory Specific Nerve Energies, 1863
    • 13. Max von Frey on the Four Cutaneous Senses, 1904
    • 14. Edward Bradford Titchener on the Number of Sensory Elements, 1896
  • Part II: Psychophysics and Sensory Measurement
    • 15. Pierre Bouguer on the Differential Threshold for Illumination, 1760
    • 16. Charles Eduard Joseph Delezenne on the Differential Threshold for the Pitch of Tones, 1827
    • 17. Ernst Heinrich Weber on Weber’s Law, 1834
    • 18. Gustav Theodor Fechner on Fechner’s Law, 1860
    • 19. Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau on the Measurement of Sensation, 1872
    • 20. Joseph Rémi Leopold Delboeuf on Sensed Contrast as the Measure of Sensation, 1883
    • 21. Edward Bradford Titchener on the Sense Distance as the Measure of Sensation, 1905
  • Part III: The Retinal Image and the Orientation of Perceived Objects
    • 22. Epicurus on Perception of Objects as Mediated by the Images that Emanate from the Objects, ca. 300 BCE
    • 23. Johannes Kepler on the Crystalline Humor as a Lens and the Inversion of the Retinal Image, 1604
    • 24. William Molyneux on the Inverted Retinal Image, 1692
    • 25. Johannes Miller on Subjective Visual Size and Position in Relation to the Retinal Image, 1826
    • 26. George Malcolm Stratton on Visual Localization and the Inversion of the Retinal Image, 1897
  • Part IV: The Visual Perception of Size and Distance
    • 27. René Descartes on the Visual Perception of Size, Shape, and Distance, 1638
    • 28. George Berkeley on the Visual Perception of Distance and Magnitude, 1709
    • 29. Charles Wheatstone on Binocular Parallax and the Stereoscopic Perception of Depth, 1838
  • Part V: Nativistic and Empiristic Theories of Space Perception
    • 30. Immanuel Kant on the A Priori Nature of Space, 1781
    • 31. Rudolf Hermann Lotze on Local Signs in Their Relation to the Perception of Space, 1852
    • 32. Ernst Heinrich Weber on Sensory Circles and Cutaneous Space Perception, 1852
    • 33. Ewald Hering on the Nativistic Theory of Visual Space Perception, 1864
    • 34. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz on Empiricism in Perception, 1866
    • 35. Max Wertheimer on the Phi Phenomenon as an Example of Nativism in Perception, 1912
  • Part VI: Objective Reference
    • 36. George Berkeley on the Role of Association in the Objective Reference of Perception, 1709
    • 37. Thomas Reid on the Distinction between Sensation and Perception, 1785
    • 38. Thomas Brown on Sensation, Perception, and the Associative Explanation of Objective Reference, 1820
    • 39. John Stuart Mill on the Permanent Possibilities of Sensation, 1865
    • 40. Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz on Perception and the Unconscious Conclusion, 1866
    • 41. Edward Bradford Titchener on the Context Theory of Meaning, 1910
    • 42. Edwin Bissell Holt on Response as the Essence of Cognition, 1915
    • 43. Max Wertheimer on Objects as Immediately Given to Consciousness, 1923
  • Part VII: Cerebral Localization
    • 44. René Descartes on the Interaction of Mind and Brain, 1650
    • 45. Franz Joseph Gall on Phrenology, the Localization of the Functions of the Brain, 1825
    • 46. Pierre Jean Marie Flourens on the Functions of the Brain, 1824
    • 47. Paul Broca on the Speech Center, 1861
    • 48. Gustav Fritsch and Eduard Hitzig on Cerebral Motor Centers, 1870
    • 49. John Hughlings Jackson on Dissolution of the Nervous System, 1884
    • 50. Shepherd Ivory Franz on the Variability of the Motor Centers, 1915
    • 51. Karl Spencer Lash!ey on Cerebral Equipotentiality and Mass Action, 1929
    • 52. Henry Head on Vigilance, 1926
  • Part VIII: Psychophysiological Isomorphism
    • 53. Ewald Hering: Anticipation of Psychophysiolgical Isomorphism, 1878
    • 54. Georg Elias Muller on the Psychophysical Axioms, 1896
    • 55. Max Wertheimer on the Isomorphic Relation between Seen Movement and Cortical Short Circuit, 1912
    • 56. Wolfgang Kohler on Isomorphism, 1920
  • Part IX: The Reflex
    • 57. René Descartes on Mechanism in Human Action, 1662
    • 58. Julien Offray de la Mettrie on the Extension of Mechanism to the Human Soul, 1748
    • 59. David Hart!ey on Voluntary and Involuntary Action, 1749
    • 60. Robert Whytt on Empirical Reflexology, 1751
    • 61. George Prochaska on the Nervous System, 1784
    • 62. Marshall Hall on the Spinal Nervous System, 1843, 1850
    • 63. Ivan Miehailovieh Seehenov on Reflexology and Psychology, 1863
    • 64. John Dewey against Reflexology, 1896
  • Part X: Association
    • 65. Aristotle on the Associative Nature of Memory, ca. 350 BCE
    • 66. Thomas Hobbes on the Train of Thought, 1651
    • 67. John Locke on Disorders of the Mind, 1700
    • 68. George Berkeley on Arbitrary Connections among Ideas, 1733
    • 69. David Hume on a Psychological Analogue of Gravitation, 1739
    • 70. David Hartley on Association: Successive and Simultaneous, Simple and Complex, 1749
    • 71. Thomas Brown on the Secondary Laws of Association, 1820
    • 72. James Mill on Mental Mechanics, 1829
    • 73. John Stuart Mill on Mental Chemistry, 1843
    • 74. Herbert Spencer on Intelligence, 1855
    • 75. William James on the Limitations of Associationism, 1890
    • 76. Wilhelm Wundt on Psychological Analysis and Creative Synthesis, 1896
  • Part XI: Evolution and Individual Differences
    • 77. Charles Robert Darwin on the Theory of Evolution, 1859
    • 78. Francis Galton on the Inheritance of Intelligence, 1869
    • 79. Francis Galton on Mental Capacity, 1883
    • 80. James McKeen Cattell on Mental Tests, 1890
    • 81. Alfred Binet and Victor Henri on the Psychology of Individual Differences, 1895
    • 82. Hermann Ebbinghaus on the Completion Test, 1897
    • 83. Stella Emily Sharp on a Test of Mental Testing, 1899
    • 84. Clark Wissler on the Inadequacy of Mental Tests, 1901
    • 85. Charles Edward Spearman on General Intelligence, 1904
    • 86. William Stern on the Mental Quotient, 1912
  • Part XII: Comparative Psychology
    • 87. George John Romanes on Comparative Psychology, 1882
    • 88. Conwy Lloyd Morgan on Lloyd Morgan’s Canon, 1894
    • 89. Jacques Loeb on Associative Memory, 1899
    • 90. Herbert Spencer Jennings on the Continuity of Psychological Processes, 1906
  • Part XIII: Functionalism
    • 91. William James on the Function of Consciousness, 1890
    • 92. James Mark Baldwin on the Psychology of Children, 1895
    • 93. James Rowland Angell on Functionalism, 1906
    • 94. John Broadus Watson on Behaviorism, 1913
  • Part XIV: Learning
    • 95. Hermann Ebbinghaus on the Learning of Nonsense Syllables, 1995
    • 96. Mary Whiton Calkins on the Learning of Paired Associates, 1896
    • 97. Edward Lee Thorndike on Animal Learning, 1898
    • 98. Robert Mearns Yerkes on the Intelligence of the Turtle, 1901
    • 99. Willard Stanton Small on the Maze, 1901
    • 100. Edward Lee Thorndike and Robert Sessions Woodworth on Transfer of Training, 1901
    • 101. Ivan Petrovich Pavlov on Conditioned Reflexes, 1904
    • 102. Wolfgang Kohler on the Insight of Apes, 1917
  • Part XV: The Nature of Psychology
    • 103. René Descartes, 1650
    • 104. John Locke, 1690
    • 105. Immanuel Kant, 1781
    • 106. Johannes Müller, 1840
    • 107. Gustav Theodor Fechner, 1860
    • 108. Alexander Bain, 1873
    • 109. Wilhelm Wundt, 1896
    • 110. Ernst Mach, 1886
    • 111. Edward Bradford Titchener, 1910
    • 112. Franz Brentano, 1874
    • 113. James Ward, 1886
    • 114. William James, 1890
    • 115. Robert Sessions Woodworth, 1918
    • 116. Willim McDougall, 1923
  • List of Excerpted Works
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects

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