Our Growing Timeline

The scholars and texts we've examined so far (and, in parentheses, figures and texts that we have not studied but who are important to the history of ideas we have discussed) include:
Rene Descartes (1596-1650), The Meditations (1641).

(Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and his work Origin of the Species (1859).)

(Karl Marx (1818-1883).)

William James (1842-1910), "What is an Emotion?" (1884) and "Talks to Teachers" (1899).

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Civilization and its Discontents (1930).

Jean Piaget (1896-1980).

Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934).

B. F. Skinner (1904-1990), Walden II (1948).


Some Cognitivist Classics
The papers we discussed in class included: