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by Ian A. M. Nicholson

Author: Ian A. M. Nicholson
Subcategory: Professionals & Academics
Language: English
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn; 1 edition (January 1, 2003)
Pages: 288 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.3
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Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897-1967) to reveal the history of the personality category he championed.

Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897-1967) to reveal the history of the personality category he championed. Drawing on an extensive array of previously unpublished biographical materials.

Ian Nicholson, Inventing Personality: Gordon Allport and the Science of Selfhood, American Psychological Association, 2003 . 'A coherent datum of perception': Gordon Allport, Floyd Allport and the politics of personality.

Ian Nicholson, Inventing Personality: Gordon Allport and the Science of Selfhood, American Psychological Association, 2003, ISBN 1-55798-929-X. Nicholson, I. (2000). Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 36: 463-470. (1998). Gordon Allport, character, and the 'culture of personality', 1897-1937. History of Psychology, 1, 52-68. (1997).

Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897–1967) . Nicholson has written an intriguing, poignant, and well-paced portrayal of Gordon Allport

Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897–1967) to reveal the history of the personality category he championed. Nicholson has written an intriguing, poignant, and well-paced portrayal of Gordon Allport. Part biography and part history of the field of personality psychology, the book provides a fascinating look at Allport's dominant influence and of this formidable work in the discipline. Summing Up: Highly recommended.

Inventing Personality book. Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897-1967) to reveal the history of the personality category he championed.

Allport created a highly influential three-tiered hierarchy of personality traits, consisting of. . (2003). Inventing personality: Gordon Allport and the science of selfhood. American Psychological Association.

Allport created a highly influential three-tiered hierarchy of personality traits, consisting of: Cardinal traits: Rare, but strongly deterministic of behavior. Central traits: Present to varying degrees in all people. The book was widely read and cited, not only by other psychologists but also by civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, J. and Malcolm X. It is still in print today. Allport was a well-regarded teacher, who shaped the thinking of numerous students, including Jerome Bruner and Stanley Milgram.

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Gordon Allport was not what he appeared. Of course, to me as a graduate student who was required to read his classic handbook chapter on the history of social psychology, he merely appeared as an eminence grise from the past, without body or soul. Ian A. Nicholson's masterful new half-biography (the book, unfortunately, covers only the first half of Allport's career, to 1938) certainly fills in the complexity of Allport's soul. Of his body, I am less sure.

Inventing Personality : Gordon Allport and the Science of Selfhood. Drawing on an extensive array of previously unpublished biographical materials, Nicholson combines biography with intellectual history to reveal the ways in which Allport's science was embedded in the cultural politics of America in the 1920s and the 1930s.

Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897-1967) to. Drawing on an extensive array of previously unpublished biographical materials, Ian A. Nicholson combines biography with intellectual history to reveal the ways in which Allport's science was embedded in the cultural politics of the United States in the 1920s and 1930s.

Inventing Personality examines the early career of Gordon Allport (1897-1967) to reveal the history of the personality category he championed. Drawing on an extensive array of previously unpublished biographical materials, Ian A. M. Nicholson combines biography with intellectual history to reveal the ways in which Allport's science was embedded in the cultural politics of the United States in the 1920s and 1930s. He argues that personality's emergence as an object of science was linked to the gradual demise of character and the self-sacrificing, morally grounded self that it supported. This book will be invaluable to scholars and practitioners interested in personality, and it will serve as a model of scientific biography.