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Overview

  • History of Psychology, History of the Human Sciences, History of Philosophy, International Social Justice, Existential Issues in Psychology
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Fechner (1801-1887) for and in psychology. Part IArchives of Psychology.  2:1-22. 2018
    2015 The commodification of genocide. Part I. Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) control of the international mediaInternational Journal of Humanities and Social Science.  5:25-32. 2015
    2015 The commodification of genocide. Part II. A neo-Gramscian modelInternational Journal of Humanities and Social Science.  5:25-32. 2015
    2015 A Scientific Intellectual Biography between Biedermeier and Modern Cosmopolitan Thought INTRODUCTIONHERMANN LOTZE: AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY.  1-18. 2015
    2015 Hermann Lotze An Intellectual Biography PrefaceHERMANN LOTZE: AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY.  XIII-XVIII. 2015
    2015 Postscript: Historiographic Lessons of Lotze ResearchHERMANN LOTZE: AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY.  435-448. 2015
    2013 Liebesgrüße von Unter den Linden (From Unter den Linden, with Love): Eine transnationale Geschichte russischer Psychologie in Ost-DeutschlandDubna Psychological Journal.  3:185-208. 2013
    2013 From Unter den Linden, with love: A transnational history of Russian psychology in East GermanyPsyanima, Dubna Psychological Journal.  3:167-184. 2013
    2012 REPLY TO A COMMENTARY ON GENDER, ETHNICITY, AND CAREER TRAJECTORIESHistory of Psychology.  15:188-190. 2012
    2011 Kritik des Universalismus: Der Fähigkeiten-Ansatz und die Lebensqualität von FrauenMitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Humanontogenetik.  1:7-10. 2011
    2010 Russian women emigrées in psychology: informal Jewish networks.History of Psychology.  13:111-137. 2010
    2010 HERMANN LOTZE'S GESTALT METAPHYSICS IN LIGHT OF THE SCHELLING AND HEGEL RENAISSANCE (1838-1841)Idealistic Studies.  40:163-188. 2010
    2009 Beyond universalism: Capabilities approach for improving women's quality of lifeHuman Ontogenetics.  3:75-81. 2009
    2008 Nature from within: Gustav Theodor Fechner and his psychophysical world viewJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  44:280-282. 2008
    2007 Diffusion, decolonializing, and participatory action research.Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science.  41:97-105. 2007
    2005 A social history of psychology.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  41:408-410. 2005
    2004 Psychological knowledge: A social history and philosophyIsis.  95:679-680. 2004
    2004 Science and reunification: Disciplines in upheaval.Isis.  95:745-746. 2004
    2004 Josef Brozek (1913-2004).History of Psychology.  7:297-311. 2004
    2004 Josef Brožek: Mentor of Young Historians of Psychology.History of Psychology.  7:309-311. 2004
    1998 Biology takes form: Animal morphology and the German universities, 1800-1900.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  34:76-78. 1998
    1998 Life's splendid drama: Evolutionary biology and the reconstruction of life's ancestry 1860-1940.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  34:76-78. 1998
    1998 Reinventing Darwin: The great debate at the high table of evolutionary theory.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  34:76-78. 1998
    1996 Inner migration or disguised reform? Political interests of Hermann Lotze's philosophical anthropologyHistory of the Human Sciences.  9:1-26. 1996
    1995 Women in the history of German-speaking psychology: The model of Kurt Lewin's research group in BerlinCuadernos Argentinos de historia de la psicologia.  1:61-82. 1995
    1995 BRAIN, MIND, AND MEDICINE - RICHET,CHARLES AND THE ORIGINS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL-PSYCHOLOGY - WOLF,SContemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.  40:239-239. 1995
    1994 Beyond the white male canon: Teaching postcolonial history of psychologyPsychologie und Geschichte.  6:200-211. 1994
    1993 FRIES, APELT, SCHLEIDEN - LIST OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY LITERATURE 1789-1988 - GERMAN - GLASMACHER,TIsis.  84:590-591. 1993
    1993 WRITINGS ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE - GERMAN - SCHLEIDEN,MJIsis.  84:590-591. 1993
    1993 WORLD VIEWS AND SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINE FORMATION - REPLYJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  29:284-285. 1993
    1993 An invitation to interfield science. Reply to commentatorsAnnals of Psychology.  9:173-206. 1993
    1993 THE FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOANALYSIS - A PHILOSOPHICAL CRITIQUE - GRUNBAUM,AIsis.  84:190-191. 1993
    1993 Toward a new understanding of scientific change: Applying interfield science to the history of psychologyAnnals of Theoretical Psychology.  9:87-124. 1993
    1993 HASLERUD,GEORGE,MARTIN (1906-1990) - OBITUARYAmerican Psychologist.  48:53-53. 1993
    1992 ON OPENING THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY TO PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE IN OUR TIME - RESPONSENew Ideas in Psychology.  10:191-194. 1992
    1992 Child care without walls. An East Berlin update.Child Care Information Exchange.  3:5-8. 1992
    1991 KNOWLEDGE, BELIEF, AND AESTHETIC SENSE - FRIES,JFIsis.  82:752-753. 1991
    1991 STRUCTURES OF KNOWING - PSYCHOLOGIES OF THE 19TH-CENTURY - ARENS,KIsis.  82:148-149. 1991
    1989 JAMES,WILLIAM - THE CENTER OF HIS VISION - BJORK,DWJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  25:273-274. 1989
    1989 INTERNATIONAL-SUMMER-INSTITUTE IN THE GERMAN-DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICIsis.  80:81-82. 1989
    1989 The convergence of behavioral biology and operant psychology: Toward an interlevel and interfield science.Behavior Analyst.  12:131-141. 1989
    1987 ARE SCIENTISTS MATERIALISTIC MONISTSBehavioral and Brain Sciences.  10:617-618. 1987
    1987 THE GAME OF OPPOSITES, ENGELS,FRIEDRICH PHILOSOPHY AND THE SCIENCES IN THE 19TH-CENTURY - GERMAN - LIEDMAN,SEIsis.  78:640-641. 1987
    1987 Bemerkungen zur Wissenschafts-geschichtschreibung von Naturphilosophie und PathologieGreifswalder Philosophische Hefte.  5:23-29. 1987
    1987 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGICAL APPARATUS AND METHODS, EXHIBITION AT THE 1ST COLLOQUIUM FOR EXPERIMENTAL-PSYCHOLOGY 1904 - GERMAN - SOMMER,RIsis.  78:108-108. 1987
    1987 THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF UEBER DAS 'GEDACHTNIS' 1880 - GERMAN - EBBINGHAUS,HIsis.  78:108-108. 1987
    1986 NATURE AND EXPERIENCE - FROM MEDIEVAL TO CONTEMPORARY NATURAL-SCIENCES - GERMAN - HEIDELBERGER,M, THIESSEN,SIsis.  77:677-678. 1986
    1986 PSYCHIATRY IN AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL CONTEXT - PHILOSOPHICAL PRESUPPOSITIONS AND IMPLICATIONS OF GERMAN PSYCHIATRY, 1820-1870 - VERWEY,GAnnals of Science.  43:509-510. 1986
    1986 FUNCTIONS AND USES OF DISCIPLINARY HISTORIES - GRAHAM,L, LEPENIES,W, WEINGART,PJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  22:212-214. 1986
    1985 Committed history and philosophy of the social sciences in the two Germanies.History of Science.  23:25-72. 1985
    1985 ANALYSIS OF BEHAVIOR - GERMAN - SCHEERER,EJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  21:395-398. 1985
    1985 THE BEGINNING OF JUNG,C.G. PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPES - GERMAN - ISELIN,HKBulletin of the History of Medicine.  59:558-559. 1985
    1985 THE COMPROMISED SCIENTIST - JAMES,WILLIAM IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AMERICAN-PSYCHOLOGY - BJORK,DWNew Ideas in Psychology.  3:207-209. 1985
    1984 A HISTORY OF WESTERN PSYCHOLOGY - MURRAY,DJJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  20:234-235. 1984
    1983 AMERICAN-PSYCHOLOGY SINCE WORLD-WAR-2 - A PROFILE OF THE DISCIPLINE - GILGEN,ARJournal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.  38:491-492. 1983
    1983 PSYCHOLOGY IN THE GDR - GERMAN - KLIX,F, KOSSAKOWSKI,A, MADER,WContemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.  28:31-32. 1983
    1982 A COMMENTARY ON THE SYMPOSIUM - THE USE OF HISTORY IN THE SOCIAL-SCIENCES CURRICULUMJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  18:286-289. 1982
    1982 FREUD - THE MAN AND THE CAUSE - CLARK,RWAnnals of Science.  39:83-84. 1982
    1982 THE DISCOVERY OF SOCIAL BEHAVIORISM AND SOCIAL-LEARNING THEORY, 1870-1980American Psychologist.  37:396-410. 1982
    1982 THE LINEAMENTS OF MIND - IN HISTORICAL-PERSPECTIVE - COHEN,JContemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.  27:892-892. 1982
    1981 "Visible colleges" and archives in Europe: first impressions.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  17:387-398. 1981
    1981 WUNDT STUDIES - A CENTENNIAL COLLECTION - BRINGMANN,WG, TWENEY,RDBulletin of the History of Medicine.  55:611-614. 1981
    1981 WUNDT,WILHELM AND THE MAKING OF A SCIENTIFIC PSYCHOLOGY - REIBER,RWBulletin of the History of Medicine.  55:611-614. 1981
    1980 ONTOGENY AND PHYLOGENY - GOULD,SJJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  16:98-99. 1980
    1979 ORIGIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE BREAKDOWN OF THE BICAMERAL MIND - JAYNES,JIsis.  70:292-293. 1979
    1979 YOUNG PIAGET REVISITED - FROM THE GRASP OF CONSCIOUSNESS TO DECALAGEGenetic psychology monographs.  99:131-161. 1979
    1978 From association to Gestalt: the fate of Hermann Lotze's theory of spatial perception, 1846-1920.Isis.  69:572-582. 1978
    1977 LOTZE, THE SELF, AND AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGYAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences Annals of The Lyceum of Natural History of New York.  291:168-177. 1977
    1975 Hermann Lotze's critique of Johannes Müller's doctrine of specific sense energies.Medical History.  19:147-157. 1975
    1975 Berufungs-Korrespondenz Rudolph Hermann Lotzes an Rudolph Wagner (13 Briefe: 1. Dezember 1842-11. April 1844)Sudhoffs Archiv.  59:356-386. 1975
    1974 Scientific Genius and Loss of a ParentScience Studies.  4:265-277. 1974
    1974 In the shadow of the enlightenment: II. Reimarus and his theory of drivesJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  10:144-159. 1974
    1974 In the shadow of the enlightenment: I. Reimarus against the epicureansJournal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  10:3-15. 1974
    1972 Fechner's panpsychism: a scientific solution to the mind-body problem.Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences.  8:367-386. 1972

    Book

    Year Title
    2015 Hermann Lotze: An Intellectual Biography 2015
    2012 World Views and Scientific Discipline Formation Science Studies in the German Democratic Republic Papers from a German-American Summer Institute, 1988 2012
    1996 B. F. Skinner and Behaviorism in American Culture.  Ed. Woodward, William.  1996
    1987 Psychology in Twentieth-Century Thought and Society 1987
    1982 Introduction: Stretching the limits of psychology's history.  Ed. Woodward, William.  1982
    1982 The Problematic science psychology in nineteenth-century thought 1982

    Chapter

    Year Title
    2018 Bruner’s lectures: Cultural psychology in statu nascendi 2018
    2018 Thinking with cultural psychology about the future 2018
    2017 Was Hermann Lotze für die U. S. Amerikaner bedeutete 2017
    2015 A Feminist Turn in Secular Theology (1858-1864).  284-319. 2015
    2015 A Gestalt Metaphysics: Laws, Events, and Values (1838-1841).  90-122. 2015
    2015 Ancestry and Education of a Cultural Reformer (1817-1834).  21-43. 2015
    2015 Applying Hypotheses in Pathology and Therapy (1838-1842).  123-146. 2015
    2015 Between Objectivism and Relativism: Logic as Theory of Inquiry (1868-1874).  352-377. 2015
    2015 Chronology of Hermann Lotze's Life.  449-451. 2015
    2015 Dissertations with Lotze's Evaluative Remarks (Promotionsschriften and Habilitationsschriften).  465-473. 2015
    2015 Education in Medical Thought and Practice: Working Explanations (1834-1838).  44-66. 2015
    2015 Education in Philosophy: The Mathematical Construction of Space (1834-1839).  67-89. 2015
    2015 From an Aesthetics of Everyday Life to Dilthey's Lived Experience (1864-1868).  323-351. 2015
    2015 From the Evolution of Culture to the Human Sciences (1852-1858).  252-283. 2015
    2015 Inner Migration or Disguised Reform? Political Interests of Philosophical Anthropology (1852-1864).  228-251. 2015
    2015 Levels of Physiological Explanation (1843-1851).  173-201. 2015
    2015 Publications and Published Letters of Hermann Lotze (in chronological order, with abbreviations used in footnotes).  452-459. 2015
    2015 The Dual Model of Explanation and Speculation (1838-1843).  147-169. 2015
    2015 The Metaphysical Foundations of Matter and Mind (1874-1879).  378-405. 2015
    2015 The Personal Is the Political: A Cosmopolitan Ethics (1864-1881).  406-433. 2015
    2015 The Physical-Mental Mechanism: An Alternative to Psychophysics (1846-1852).  202-227. 2015
    2015 Unpublished Sources.  460-464. 2015
    2012 Charlotte Bühler (1893-1974): Scientific entrepreneuer in developmental, clinical, and humanistic psychology..  83-103. 2012
    2010 Fechner's ethics.  100-109. 2010
    2008 A mediatized event: Boundary work in the construction of 9/11 truth..  17-22. 2008
    2006 Julian Jaynes: Introducing his life and thought..  13-68. 2006
    1996 Skinner and behaviorism as cultural icons.  7-29. 1996
    1996 Experimental analysis of behavior at Harvard: From cumulative records to mathematical models..  254-272. 1996
    1996 The reflection of Russian psychology in East German psychological practice.  236-250. 1996
    1994 From Romantic Naturphilosophie to a theory of science for the medical disciplines.  161-173. 1994
    1992 Johannes Müller, Hermann Lotze, Jakob Henle und die Konstruktion des vegetativen Nervensystems.  155-172. 1992
    1992 James's evolutionary epistemology: "Necessary truths and the effects of experience". ..  153-170. 1992
    1992 Raum, psychologisch 1992
    1991 World Views and Scientific Discipline Formation: How East German Science Studies Contributed to the Fall of the Cultural Wall.  1-16. 1991
    1990 Hacia una historiografía crítica de la psicología.  73-87. 1990
    1990 Stevens, S. S..  869-875. 1990
    1987 Conclusion: Professionalization, rationality, and political linkages in twentieth-century psychology..  Ed. Woodward, William.  295-309. 1987
    1985 Lotze's concept of function: Its Kantian origin and its impact on evolutionism in the United States.  147-156. 1985
    1984 William James's psychology of will: Its revolutionary impact on American psychology..  148-195. 1984
    1984 Marxism, critical rationalism, and phenomenology in postwar German psychology..  375-380. 1984
    1983 Introduction.  xi-xxxix. 1983
    1983 Die "Entdeckung" des Sozialbehaviorismus und der Theorie des sozialen Lernens, 1890-1980..  59-71. 1983
    1982 Wundt's program for the New Psychology: Vicissitudes in theory, experiment, and system.  167-197. 1982
    1980 Toward a critical historiography of psychology..  29-70. 1980
    1980 William James and Gordon Allport: Parallels in their maturing conceptions of self and personality 1980

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  • Education And Training

  • B.A., Harvard University
  • M.A., Princeton University
  • Ph.D. History Teacher Education, Yale University
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  • William Woodward
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