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.

Thomas Reid: A Common Sense Psychology

Thomas Reid: A common sense psychology

A part from the connection with Bakhtin, there is another line of intellectual continuity that can be traced from Shaftesbury. This is a line that leads initially to the Scottish philosopher, Thomas Reid (1710–1796) and then from him to a number of twentieth century ideas about language. Most psychologists today ...

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