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Book Chapters on History and Theory of Psychology

Historical psychology of persons: Categories and practices. In J. Martin & M. H. Bickhard (Eds.), The psychology of personhood: Philosophical, historical, social-developmental and narrative perspectives. Cambridge University Press, 2012, pp. 59-80. [pdf]

Confessions of a marginal psychologist. In L. Mos (Ed.), A history of psychology in autobiography. New York: Springer, 2009, pp. 89-129. [pdf]

The holy grail of universality. In T. Teo, P. Stenner, A. Rutherford et al. (Eds.), Varieties of theoretical psychology – ISTP 2007. Toronto: Captus, 2009, pp. 2-11. [This chapter forms part of Kurt Danziger's eBook. A scan of the chapter is also available in pdf.] 

Universalism and indigenization in the history of modern psychology. In A.C. Brock (Ed.), Internationalizing the history of psychology. New York University Press, 2006, pp. 208-225. [pdf]

Concluding comments. In A.C. Brock, J. Louw, & W. van Hoorn (Eds.), Rediscovering the history of psychology: Essays inspired by the work of Kurt Danziger. New York: Springer, 2004, pp. 207-231 [pdf]

Where theory, history and philosophy meet: The biography of psychological objects. In D.B. Hill & M.J. Kral (Eds.), About psychology: Essays at the crossroads of history, theory and philosophy. Albany, New York: SUNY Press, 2003, pp. 19-33. [pdf]

The unknown Wundt: Drive, apperception and volition. In R.W. Rieber & D. Robinson (Eds.), Wilhelm Wundt in history. New York: Kluwer/Plenum, 2001, pp. 95-120. [pdf]

Wundt and the temptations of psychology. In R.W. Rieber & D. Robinson (Eds.), Wilhelm Wundt in history. New York: Kluwer/Plenum, 2001, pp. 69-94. [pdf]

Sealing off the discipline: Wundt and the psychology of memory. In C.D. Green, M. Shore, & T. Teo (Eds.), The transformation of psychology: Influences of 19th-Century philosophy, technology, and natural science. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, 2001, pp. 45-62. [pdf]

Natural kinds, human kinds, and historicity. In W. Maiers et al (Eds.), Challenges to theoretical psychology. Toronto: Captus Press, 1999, pp. 78-83. [This chapter forms part of Kurt Danziger's eBook. A scan of the chapter is also available in pdf.] 

The historical formation of selves. In R.D. Ashmore and L. Jussim (Eds.), Self and identity: Fundamental issues. Oxford University Press, 1997, pp. 137-159. [pdf]

(With P. Ballantyne). Psychological experiments. In W.G. Bringmann, H.M. Lueck, R. Miller, and C.E. Early (Eds.), A pictorial history of psychology. Quintessence Publishing, 1997, pp. 225-232. 

The practice of psychological discourse.  In K.J. Gergen and C.F. Graumann (Eds.), Historical dimensions of psychological discourse. Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 17-35. [pdf]

(With P. Shermer).  The varieties of replication:  A historical introduction.  In J. Valsiner, R. Van der Veer and M. Van Ijzendoorn (Eds.), Reconstructing the mind:  Replicability in research on human development.  Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, 1994, pp. 17-36. [pdf]

Reiz und Reaktion.  Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie. Vol. 8. Basel:  Schwabe, 1992, pp. 554-567. 

Wilhelm Wundt and the emergence of experimental psychology. In G.N. Cantor, J.R.R. Christie, M.J.S. Hodge, R.C. Olby (Eds.), Companion to the history of modern science.  London: Routledge, 1990, pp. 906-909. 

Generative metaphor and the history of psychological discourse. In D. E. Leary (Ed.), Metaphors in the history of psychology. Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. 331-356. [pdf]

Die Rolle der psychologischen Forschungspraxis in der Geschichte: Eine kontextualistische Perspektive.  In A. Schorr and E. G. Wehner (Eds.), Psychologiegeschichte heute.  Göttingen:  Hogrefe, 1990, pp. 12-25. 

The social context of research practice and the history of psychology.  In W. J. Baker, R. Van Hezewijk, M. E. Hyland and S. Terwee (Eds.), Recent Trends in theoretical psychology. Vol. 2.  New York:  Springer, 1990, pp. 297-303. [pdf]

A question of identity:  Who participated in psychology experiments?  In J. Morawski (Ed.), The rise of experimentation in American psychology. New Haven, Conn.:  Yale University Press, 1988, pp. 163-187. [pdf]

On theory and method in psychology.  In W. Baker, L. P. Mos, H. Van Rappard and H. Stam (Eds.), Recent trends in theoretical psychology. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1988, pp. 87-94. [pdf]

Social context and investigative practice in early twentieth century psychology. In M.G. Ash and W.R. Woodward (Eds.), Psychology in twentieth century thought and society.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987, pp. 13-33. [pdf]

Statistical method and the historical development of research practice in American psychology. In L. Kruger, G. Gigerenzer, and M. Morgan (Eds., The probabilistic revolution Vol. II:  Ideas in the sciences.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1987, pp. 35-47. 

Apperception. In R.L. Gregory (Ed.), The Oxford companion to the mind. Oxford University Press, 1987. 

Hermann Ebbinghaus and the psychological experiment. In W. Traxel (Ed.), Ebbinghaus‑Studien 2. Passau: Passavia, 1987, pp. 217-224. 

Towards a conceptual framework for a critical history of psychology.  In H. Carpintero and J. M. Peiro (Eds.), Psychology in its historical context: Essays in honour of J. Brozek.  Valencia:  Monografias de la Revista de Historia de la Psicologia, 1985, pp. 99-107. 

The problem of imitation and early explanatory models in developmental psychology.  In G. Eckardt, W. G. Bringmann, and L. Sprung (Eds.), Contributions to a history of developmental psychology.  The Hague and New York:  Mouton, 1985, pp. 319-328. [pdf]

Wundt as methodologist.  In G. Eckardt and L. Sprung (Eds.), Advances in historiography of psychology.  Berlin: Deutscher Verlag der Wissenschaften, 1983, pp. 33-43. 

Mid-nineteenth century British psycho‑physiology:  A neglected chapter in the history of Psychology.  In M. Ash and R. W. Woodward (Eds), Psychology in nineteenth century thought:  International cross‑disciplinary perspectives. New York:  Praeger, 1982, pp. 119-146. [pdf]

Wundt's theory of behaviour and volition.  In R. W. Rieber (Ed.), Wilhelm Wundt and the making of a scientific psychology. New York:  Plenum, 1980, pp. 89-115.

Wundt and the two traditions of psychology.  In R. W. Rieber (Ed.), Wilhelm Wundt and the making of a scientific psychology.  New York: Plenum, 1980, pp. 73-87.

On the threshold of the New Psychology:  Situating Wundt and James.  In W. Bringmann and R. D. Tweney (Eds.), Wundt Studies/Wundt Studien.  Göttingen:  Hogrefe, 1980, pp. 363-379. 

The social origins of modern psychology:  Positivist sociology and the sociology of knowledge.  In A. R. Buss (Ed.), Psychology in social context: Towards a sociology of psychological knowledge.  New York:  Irvington, 1979, pp. 27-45. [pdf]