New and Noteworthy Books in the History of the Human Sciences

Paul Lerner is the winner of the 1998 FHHS Dissertation Award. Trauma — the psychological consequences of wars, accidents and abuse — has become the subject of heated debate among doctors, psychologists, and lay critics (and activists) in recent years. … 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