Foundations of Psychological Thought (EC or HA)

Subject associations
PSY 210 / HUM 210
Spring 2024
Susan L. Sugarman
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An exploration of original texts in the history of ideas about the workings of the human mind starting in Antiquity and leading to the development of the empirical discipline of psychology in the 19th century and some of its modern trends. Subsequent developments, including the child study movement, are explored though 20th century writings, culminating with Sartre's philosophical psychology and sources in Eastern thought to put the Western trajectory in perspective.