Philosophy of Psychology

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Philosophy of Psychology

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Philosophy, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    To provide students with a critical historical and philosophical perspective on the development of modern psychology

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Provide a detailed account of the main figures, movements and paradigm shifts that contributed to the shaping of psychology as a discipline
    2. Critically understand the influences of other discipline areas, particularly philosophy and the natural sciences, on the history of psychology, and on the current state of the field.
    3. Introduce and evaluate key concepts, theories, frameworks and controversies in the field of Psychology
    4. Describe how psychology relates to other disciplines
    5. Understand and evaluate contemporary issues in psychology