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Historical perspectives on philosophy and psychology A number of fundamental questions have been addressed by philosophers since time immemorial. Early Greek philosophers (preSocrates, Aristotle and Plato) considered three main areas of thought: metaphysics, epistemology and ethics. These considerations lie at the heart of both western philosophical tradition, as well as older non-western traditions. Metaphysics – closely related also to the philosophical domain of ontology that is concerned with ‘existence’ or ‘being’ – explores what the world and its components (such as human beings) are made of and seeks understanding of the ultimate substance of reality.
A proposal in 1877 to set up a psychology laboratory at Cambridge had been rejected indignantly by the Senate on the grounds that it would be tantamount to putting the human soul in a pair of scales (Farr, 1983). It was not until almost 1900 that laboratories were opened at Cambridge and London University. The dominant trend throughout this period was one of an increasing fragmentation of elements of psychological exploration which included topics such as sensation, memory and perception. It was assumed that together these elements could potentially form a whole which as a field would be labeled ‘psychology’.
He also started publishing the first effective ‘journal of experimental psychology’. Wundt’s interest was in studying ‘the contents of consciousness’ and in doing this he relied initially on his subjects’ introspections. This method was later rejected as unreliable – as it was not directly observable, its validity was called into question. qxp 28 11/18/2008 6:42 PM Page 28 A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY organizing focus for a number of researchers and theorists and he was instrumental in establishing a lively and collaborative intellectual community within experimental psychology (Danziger, 1990).