How to Rethink Psychology: New metaphors for understanding by Bernard Guerin

By Bernard Guerin

Based at the author’s 40 years of expertise in psychology, philosophy, and the social sciences, How to reconsider Psychology argues that to appreciate humans we have to understand extra approximately their contexts than the dominant modes of pondering and examine shortly permit. Drawing upon insights from assets as different as Freud, CBT, quantum physics, and Zen philosophy, the e-book deals numerous interesting new metaphors for puzzling over humans and, in doing so, endeavors to create a psychology for the future.

The publication starts by way of discussing the importance of the foremost metaphor underlying mainstream psychology this present day – the ‘particle’ or ‘causal’ metaphor – and explains the necessity for a shift in the direction of new ‘wave’ or ‘contextual’ metaphors with the intention to get pleasure from how person and social activities really functionality. It explores new metaphors for brooding about the connection among language and truth, and teaches the reader how they may reimagine the methods considering the act of pondering itself. The publication concludes with a attention of the way those new metaphors should be utilized to sensible equipment of analysis and knowing swap today.

How to reconsider Psychology is critical examining for upper-level and postgraduate scholars and researchers within the fields of social psychology, severe psychology, and the philosophy of psychology, and should specifically attract these learning habit research and radical behaviorism. It has additionally been written for the final analyzing public who get pleasure from exploring new principles in technology and thinking.

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