By Darryl B. Hill, Michael J. Kral
A severe and ancient evaluation of psychology on the crossroads
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But historical studies offer an opportunity to step outside these limitations and to see the contents of science as the amalgam of theory and data that they are (Danziger, 1993). This too is implied in talk about scientiﬁc objects, for they represent a fusion of the theoretical and the empirical. Discursive, theoretical construction goes into the making of these objects, but they are always instantiated in empirical exemplars. Intelligence, for example, is a psychological object that requires a certain understanding of what is meant by the term and procedures that produce instantiations of the object in the form of test scores.
They can even do something people cannot do—they can have a rebirth after death. Dreams might be a good example. They were always known, of course, and endowed with all sorts of meaning, but their emergence as speciﬁcally psychological objects cannot be deﬁnitely established until the second half of the 18th century. But this baby soon sickened and, for a time, seemed to be dead. However, dreams reemerged as signiﬁcant psychological objects in the discourse and practice of psychoanalysis. But this kind of rebirth is not so common.
Where History, Theory, and Philosophy Meet 21 “nature,” the ultimate scientiﬁc object, but historically one only encounters these objects through the medium of texts, records, and instruments. ” They would include the gamut of scientiﬁc concepts, theories, and hypotheses. But because records, even if they are quantitative, are ultimately uninterpretable and meaningless without recourse to texts, they are usually also regarded as discursive objects. A similar argument can be made about instruments.
About psychology : essays at the crossroads of history, theory, and philosophy by Darryl B. Hill, Michael J. Kral