J. R. Kantor on Psychology


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by J. R. Kantor

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The Principia Press was established to publish the works of noted psychologist J.R. Kantor (1888–1984). Proceeds from sales support The Center for the History of Psychology, housed at The University of Akron.

Includes hardback editions of: The Scientific Evolution of PsychologyCultural PsychologyTragedy and the Event ContinuumPsychology and LogicThe Logic of Modern SciencePrinciples of PsychologyThe Aim and Progress by Psychology and Other SciencesPsychological Comments and Queries, and The Science of Psychology.

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J. R. Kantor

Jacob Robert Kantor (1888-1984) was a prominent systematic psychologist who organized scientific values into a coherent system of psychology. From the interbehavioral perspective, self-actional causes, whether fictional events (e.g., mentalism) or fictional powers attributed to otherwise actual events (brain as cause of behavior), are anathema to the science of psychology. He was the author of a number of books on general logic, psychology, and the logic of science. He also published numerous articles in scientific journals. Among his publications are The Logic of Modern Science, Psychology and Logic, and The Aim and Progress of Psychology and Other Sciences.

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