A core understanding of the history and philosophy of psychology forms an important base for all study in any area of psychology.
“The less we know about the past and the present the more insecure must prove our judgement of the future”. Sigmund Freud
“History is not history unless it is truth”. Abraham Lincoln
"Historical knowledge councils against the glib acceptance of the latest fad or inflated idea". Harry Helson
Text: A History of Psychology, Ideas and Context, 4th Edition by King, Viney and Woody