Las Controversias Históricas en Psicología: ¿Anomalías Irracionales Egotistas o Instancias Estructurales de Debate Racional?

  title={Las Controversias Hist{\'o}ricas en Psicolog{\'i}a: ¿Anomal{\'i}as Irracionales Egotistas o Instancias Estructurales de Debate Racional?},
  author={Catriel Fierro},
This paper presents an empirical (historical) survey about the insertion, definition and valuation of scientific controversies in psychology on the basis of certain historiographical trends in History of Psychology. With the overall objective of reviewing the importance of controversial instances for the scientific development of psychology, and the specific objective of enabling rapprochement between the historiography of psychology and social studies of science, the definition and explanation… 
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