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A Wittgensteinian Perspective on the Use of Conceptual Analysis in Psychology

Editors: Racine, T., Slaney, K. (Eds.)

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This edited volume includes contributions from internationally renowned experts in the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. It applies his later philosophy to concrete issues pertaining to the integrity of scientific claims in a broad spectrum of research domains within contemporary psychology.

About the authors

Devin M. Casenhiser, University of Tennessee, USA Alan Costall, University of Portsmouth, UK Hans-Johann Glock, University of Zürich, Switzerland P. M. S. Hacker, St John's College, Oxford, UK Nicole Hausen, University of Groningen, the Netherlands Daniel D. Hutto, University of Hertfordshire, UK Oskari Kuusela, University of East Anglia, UK Michael D. Maraun, Simon Fraser University, Canada Danièle Moyal-Sharrock, University of Hertfordshire, UK John Preston, University of Reading, UK Diane Proudfoot, University of Canterbury, New Zealand Severin Schroeder, University of Reading, UK Joachim Schulte, University of Zürich, Switzerland Stuart Shanker, York University, Canada Wes Sharrock, University of Manchester, UK Michel ter Hark, VU University, the Netherlands Michael A. Tissaw, State University of New York at Potsdam, USA Leonidas Tsilipakos, University of Manchester, UK Meredith Williams, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Introduction: Conceptual Analysis and Psychology: An Overview

    Pages 1-9

    Racine, Timothy P. (et al.)

  • Prologue: Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Psychology as a Critical Instrument for the Psychological Sciences

    Pages 10-27

    Hacker, Peter M. S.

  • Psychology’s Inescapable Need for Conceptual Clarification

    Pages 28-50

    Hutto, Daniel D.

  • Wittgenstein’s Method of Conceptual Investigation and Concept Formation in Psychology

    Pages 51-71

    Kuusela, Oskari

  • Pictures of the Soul

    Pages 72-86

    Schulte, Joachim

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Wittgensteinian Perspective on the Use of Conceptual Analysis in Psychology
Editors
  • T. Racine
  • K. Slaney
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-38428-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137384287
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36915-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35031-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 332
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