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New and Noteworthy Books in the History of the Human Sciences

Wilhelm Wundt is widely recognized as a founder of modern experimental psychology. One of his many contributions was to help establish the Leipzig Institute for Experimental Psychology — the first graduate program in the field — in 1879, the centennial … Continue reading

Constructing Scientific Psychology is the first full-scale interpretation of the life and work of the major American neuropsychologist Karl Lashley. It sets Lashley’s research at the heart of two controversies that polarized the American life and human sciences in the … Continue reading

Richard Weikart is the winner of the 1996 FHHS Dissertation Award. This important new study is an intellectual history exploring the reception of Darwinism by prominent German socialist theorists: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engles, Friedrich Albert Lange, Ludwig BŸchner, August Bebel, … Continue reading