Special Section: The Problem of Psychology and the Integration of Human Knowledge

  title={Special Section: The Problem of Psychology and the Integration of Human Knowledge},
  author={Gregg R. Henriques},
  journal={Theory \& Psychology},
  pages={731 - 755}
  • G. Henriques
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Psychology
  • Theory & Psychology
The central thesis of this essay is that the problem of psychology lies at the very heart of the difficulties associated with integrating human knowledge. The startling consequence of this insight is that it means the solution to psychology's epistemological woes opens up a new pathway for achieving unified knowledge. A brief overview of the fragmentation of knowledge will be offered and special attention will be paid to Wilson's (1998) proposal. The problem of psychology, Wilson's failure to… 

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