The sane positivist; a biography of Edward L. Thorndike, by Geraldine Jonçich.


[1st ed.].. Middletown, Conn., Wesleyan University Press [1968] .

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Subjects Psychology, Educational -- History.
Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949
Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949.
Description 634 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes "An essay on sources": pages 592-612.
Contents Origins-in time and place -- I think I was always grown up -- The Wesleyan years and intellectual independence -- At Harvard, 1895-1897 -- Five hundred bones and a jail bird: the Columbia year -- The thesis: a classic in psychology -- Becoming a teacher of psychology and pedagogy -- The setting for a successful story: teachers college -- Ned needs a wife -- The ascent of a fledgling professor -- Writing the early books -- Monkeys and Latinists: The higher animals and the higher learning -- All that exists can be measured -- Individualism, heredity, and determinism -- Learning- in three volumes -- A common-sense patriot in wartime -- Practical psychology: tests, textbooks, and teaching methods -- Throndike as a behaviorist -- The professional man -- The institute-more time for research -- The best and the worst of life, 1925-1935 -- Sabron: a theory of learning, reconsidered and reaffirmed -- Psychology and social engineering -- Whatever happened to educational science -- I am a tired, old man.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)191701
(OCoLC)ocm00191701
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WorldCat Identities Clifford, Geraldine Jonçich.
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