By Harry Heft
Ecological Psychology in Context:
*traces the first lineage of Gibson's ecological method of William James's philosophy of radical empiricism;
*illuminates how the paintings of James's pupil and Gibson's mentor, E.B. Holt, served as a catalyst for the improvement of Gibson's framework and as a bridge to James's work;
*reveals how ecological psychology reciprocally can increase Jamesian reviews through resolving a number of the theoretical problems that saved James from totally understanding a realist philosophy;
*broadens the scope of Gibson's framework by way of offering a synthesis among it and the ecological software of Roger Barker, who stumbled on complicated platforms working on the point of collective, social processes;
*demonstrates ways that the mental area may be prolonged to houses of our environment rendering its gains significant, publicly obtainable, and dispensed throughout person-environment techniques; and
*shows how Gibson's paintings issues the way in which towards overcoming the distance among experimental psychology and the humanities.
meant for students and scholars within the parts of ecological and environmental psychology, theoretical and historic psychology, cognitive technological know-how, developmental psychology, anthropology, and philosophy.
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Ecological Psychology in Context: James Gibson, Roger Barker, and the Legacy of William James's Radical Empiricism (Resources for Ecological Psychology) by Harry Heft