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Wundt and the Two Traditions of Psychology

  • Kurt Danziger
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)

Abstract

The North American psychologist who wants to put Wilhelm Wundt’s singular achievement into a broader historical perspective faces a peculiar difficulty. He will not find it easy to arrive at a fair and accurate characterization of Wundt’s position on any of the fundamental issues of psychology, for to do that he would have to cut through a veritable thicket of misleading information whose roots run very deep. Although some paths have recently been hewn through the thicket (Blumenthal, 1975; Mischel, 1970), a great deal of clearing remains to be done.

Keywords

Mental Causality Psychological System Mental Chemistry British Tradition Intellectual Root 
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