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Contextualism in Psychological Research?

Contextualism in Psychological Research?
A Critical Review

September 1999 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Providing a critical evaluation of the assets and limitations of contextualism for doing research in psychology and education, the authors compare contextualism, modified contextualism and mechanism as approaches to doing science, as well as their merits in studying closed versus open systems.
Its Definition, Origins, Current Manifestations and Allies

Philosophy of Science and Psychology
The Metaphilosophy of Stephen Pepper
Philosophic Contextualism and Modified Contextualism Described
Philosophic Contextualism and Academic Psychology
A Comparison and Evaluation

Developmental Contextualism and Academic Psychology
A Comparison and Evaluation

Functional Contextualism and Academic Psychology
A Comparison and Evaluation

Are Mainstream Psychology and the Various Contextualisms in Competition, and Should They Be?
Underdetermination, Incommensurability and Relativism
Downplaying Ontology

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