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Psychology lies at the meeting point of the humane, social, and natural sciences, though with an increasing orientation to natural science. Phenomenological approaches to the world of the psyche (Phenomenology), which stem from the humanities branch of psychology, still call for notice and have indeed gained some new prominence in the form of humanistic psychology. In spite of its preeminent orientation, then, psychology is not a pure natural science, a…

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Rebell, Walter and Bromiley, Geoffrey W., “Psychology”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 06 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_P.176>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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