My primary concern in this chapter will be the conceptual and methodological development of Brunswik's psychology over the course of his career and in the context of his migration from Vienna to Berkeley. Without discussing the individual doctrines of his psychological system in extensive detail, I will describe its basic foundations and the historical sequence by which it was constructed. In doing so, I will show how Brunswik's psychology was based on a very unusual blending of intellectual and scientific traditions.
Copyright © 1987 Cambridge University Press. This chapter first appeared in Psychology in Twentieth-Century Thought and Society.
Please note that downloads of the book chapter are for private/personal use only.
Purchase online at Cambridge University Press.
Leary, David E. "From Act Psychology to Problematic Functionalism: The Place of Egon Brunswik in the History of Psychology." Psychology in Twentieth-Century Thought and Society. Ed. Mitchell G. Ash and William Ray Woodward. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1987. 115-42. Print.