Wundt contested: The first crisis declaration in psychology.


When reflecting on the history and the present situation of their field, psychologists have often seen their discipline as being in a critical state. The first author to warn of a crisis was, in 1897, the now scarcely known philosopher Rudolf Willy. He saw a crisis in psychology resulting, firstly, from a profuse branching out of psychology. Adopting a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2011.11.002