Minding Matter/Mattering Mind: Knowledge and the Subject in Nineteenth-Century Psychology

  title={Minding Matter/Mattering Mind: Knowledge and the Subject in Nineteenth-Century Psychology},
  author={John P. Carson},
In 1870, a thirty-one-year-oldprofesseurat a French provincial lyce ́e published a work whose goal was no less than to foment a revolution within the tradition of French psychological investigation. La psychologie anglaise contemporaine (1870), by normalienThéodule Ribot, might seem an unlikely title for a piece of intellectual bomb throwing. 1 Under the guise of surveying developments within England, however, this extremely ambitious academic-on-the-make sought to challenge contemporary French… CONTINUE READING

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