History of Psychology

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The Fall of An Icon: Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychiatry
The Fall of An Icon: Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychiatry
By Joel Paris

In The Fall of an Icon, Joel Paris narrates the history of this transition, placing it in the context of current trends in science and medicine.

Published Feb 2005
The Unsung Psychoanalyst: The Quiet Influence of Ruth Easser
The Unsung Psychoanalyst: The Quiet Influence of Ruth Easser
By Mary Kay O'Neil

The Unsung Psychoanalyst touches on the founding and growth of New York's Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, and on the development of the Toronto Psychoanalytic Society and Institute where Easser taught during the last five years of her life.

Published Dec 2004
Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885-1945
Our Own Master Race: Eugenics in Canada, 1885-1945
By Angus McLaren

In this landmark book Angus McLaren, co-author of The Bedroom and the State, examines the pervasiveness in Canada of the eugenic notion of "race betterment" and demonstrates that many Canadians believed that radical measures were justified to protect the community from the "degenerate."

Published Dec 1990
Human Security: Some Reflections
Human Security: Some Reflections
By W.E. Blatz

Dr. Blatz's first book to appear in twenty-one years, and his first complete exposition of his famous Theory of Security. 

Published Sep 2017
Mirror of Minds: Psychological Beliefs in English Poetry
Mirror of Minds: Psychological Beliefs in English Poetry
By Geoffrey Bullough

The aim of this book is to illustrate the ways in which at various periods English poetry has reflected current views of the human mind, with special reference to such topics as its place in the cosmos, its relations with the body, the connections between sense, passions, and reason, the problem of soul and its possible survival after death.

Published Sep 2017