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WOLF, Theta H. Alfred Binet. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1973). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xiii,(1),1-376,(2). 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Alfred Binet (1857-1911), best known for his pioneering work in the measurement of intelligence, had a varied careerthat encompassed many other fields of inquiry, ranging from the sues of hy pnosis to problems of individual modes of thinking. He often studied several phenomena simultaneously, believing that the results of one experiment might throw light on another problem. This study by Theta H. Wolf describes Binet's unusual gifts and restless intelligence, and how they contributed tothe growth of an important body of experimental psychology." - from the du stjacket. Contents: 1. Prologue: An Overview; 2. The First Ten Years: Errors Compounded and a Time of Crisis; 3. Experimental Psychology: Its 'Fatherhood' in France; 4. The Emergence of the First Useful Test of Children's Intelligence; 5. The Development of Binet's Conceptions and Measurements of Intelligence; 6. Alienation; 7. Experimental Pedagogue and Reformer; 8. Epilogue. With an appendix: Binet's Flight into Metaphysics. Very good in lightly nicked dustjacket. 35.00
Title: Alfred Binet. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1973, ISBN:0226904989:
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