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Today new forms of critical psychology are challenging the cognitive revolution that has dominated psychology for the past three decades. This book explores the historical roots of these new psychologies. It demonstrates that their ideas are not quite as new as is often supposed.

Locke: The Father of Cognitive Psychology
Locke: The father of cognitive psychology

The philosopher George Santayana once described John Locke as ‘the father of modern psychology’ (1933, p. 1). He made the comment during a lecture celebrating the tri-centenary of Locke's birth. On such occasions the invited lecturer is expected to praise the figure in whose memory the audience has ...

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