They include the belief in the scientific method as the only valid approach to knowledge, the split between mind and matter, the view of nature as a mechanical system, the view of life in society as a competitive struggle for survival, and the belief in unlimited material progress to be achieved through economic and technological growth.
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
Psychology: Professional & General
Country of Publication
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
28 Illustrations, black and white; 544 p. 28 illus.