Foundations of Dialectical Psychology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125880800, 9781483268736

Foundations of Dialectical Psychology

1st Edition

Authors: Klaus F. Riegel
eBook ISBN: 9781483268736
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1979
Page Count: 218
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Foundations of Dialectical Psychology is a compilation of the writings of Klaus F. Riegel on dialectical psychology. The book presents chapters discussing such topics as the dialectics of human development; history of dialectical psychology; temporal organization of dialogues; and the analysis of the concept of crisis and its underlying philosophical model and ideology. Psychologists and students will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents


Contents

Preface

1 The Dialectics of Human Development

Critique of Traditional Psychology

Prerequisites of a Dialectical Psychology

Toward a Dialectical Interpretation of Development and Aging

A Manifesto for Dialectical Psychology

2 Historical Introduction

Paradigmatic Developmental Orientations

Open and Closed Developmental Systems

Dialectics in Soviet Psychology

Conclusions

3 Dialectical Operations: The First and Final Period of Cognitive Development

Dialectical Operations

Conclusions

4 The Relational Basis of Language

Comparison between Monetary and Linguistic Systems

The Relational Basis of Language

Conclusions

5 The Temporal Organization of Dialogues

Subject-Object Relation

Situational Dialogues

Developmental Dialogues

Conclusions

6 The Recollection of the Individual and Collective Past

Developmental Recollections

Historical Recollections

Historical Interpretations

Developmental Science as Action

7 Adult Life Crises

Contradictions and Development

Crises and Development

Preview

Contradictions and Crises in Adult Life

Breaking of Paradigmatic Crises by Exceptional Individua1s

Structural Stratifications in History

Extrascientific Bases of the Concept of "Crises"

Conclusions

8 The Dialectics of Time

The Concept of Change

Inner-Biological Changes

Individual-Psychological Changes

Cultural-Sociological Changes

Music, Time, and Dialectical Logic

Conclusions

References

Author Index

Subject Index

Contents


Details

No. of pages:
218
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1979
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483268736

About the Author

Klaus F. Riegel

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