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Towards a Non-Anthropocentric Psychology

Carrie Figdor
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Psychology began as the part of philosophy concerning the soul. Scientific psychology is still struggling to abandon this historical legacy. I will discuss the ways in which psychology remains unjustifiably anthropocentric, and how and why it is finally undergoing the conceptual revolution needed to make it fully consistent with evolutionary theory.