Apr 29, 2008

Titchener, Edward Bradford. Systematic Psychology: Prolegomena. MacMillan, 1929 (link to pdf file on archive, and and image visualization on questia)

CONTENTS




INTRODUCTION BRENTANO AND WUNDT: EMPIRICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
1. Wundt and Brentano as Representatives of Two Conceptions of Psychology 3
2. Resemblances between the Two Systems 6
3. Differences between the Two Systems 8
4. Brentano's Psychology in 1874 11
5. Wundt's Psychology in 1874 14
6. The Alternative 19

CHAPTER I SCIENCE
1. The Problem of Definition 25
2. The Scientific Temper 28
3. The Man of Science 30
4. The Classification of the Sciences 34
5. The Special Method of Science 38
6. Experimentation in Science 41
7. Science and Logic 45
8. Charles Darwin as Typical Man of Science 49
9. Science in Its Institutional Form 55
10. The Problem of Science 58
11. Science as Description 62
12. Applied Science or Technology 65



13. Summary 69
14. The Unification of the Sciences 73
15. Science in Education 77
16. Scientific Psychology 81

CHAPTER II THE DEFINITION OF PSYCHOLOGY: POINT OF VIEW
1. The Problem of Defining a Science 87
2. Thomson and Tait's Definition of Physics 92
3. Thomson's Definition of Biology 95
4. Wundt's Definition of Psychology and Natural Science 98
5. Wundt's Doctrine of Causation and Teleology 103
6. Critique of Wundt 106
7. Avenarius' Definition of Psychology and Physics 113
8. Definitions of Psychology by Mach, Ward, Külpe, Ebbinghaus, and James 119
9. The Definition of Psychology by Point of View 133
10. A Proposed Definition of Biology by Point of View 138
11. Psychology, Biology, and Physics as Three Coördinate Sciences 141

CHAPTER III THE DEFINITION OF PSYCHOLOGY: SUBJECT-MATTER
1. Introduction 147
2. Definition by Enumeration 148
3. "Inner" and "Outer" Worlds 151
4. Definition by Absence of Extension 154
5. Functional Psychology and the Psychology of Act 157



6. Ladd's Psychology 161
7. Critique of Ladd 167
8. The Functional Systems in General 177
9. Brentano's Definition by Intentional Inexistence of an Object 193
10. Meinong's and Husserl's Criticism of Brentano 196
11. Münsterberg's Criticism 199
12. Stumpf's Doctrine of Psychical Functions 201
13. Lipps' Psychology 206
14. Husserl's Phenomenology 213
15. Messer's Psychology 219
16. Comparison of Messer's and Witasek's Systems 226
7. A Triple Test of Intentionalism 235
18. Critique of Intentionalism 251
19. Critique of Empirical Psychology 257
20. Formal and Material Definitions of Physics, Biology, and Psychology 259
21. A Final Word 268

INDEX 271

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