Writing the History of the Mind: Philosophy and Science in France, 1900 to 1960s
Page count: 220 pages
File size: 2.2 MB
For much of the twentieth century, French intellectual life was dominated by theoreticians and historians of mentalite. Cristina Chimisso reconstructs the world of these intellectuals and presents the key debates in the philosophy of mind of this time, and the social and institutional context in which these ideas were formulated. This study will be invaluable for scholars studying the history and historiography of science and philosophy.