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Starbuck, Edwin Diller
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(Feb 20, 1866, Guilford Township, IN – Nov 18, 1947, Los Angeles, CA), American pioneer of the psychology of religion and educational theory as an empirical science based on developmental psychology. After a happy childhood with his Quaker parents, he studied at Harvard under W. James and at Clark University under G.S. Hall. His dissertation on conversion and adolescent development, based on questionnaires, was published in 1899; it is considered the first book on the empirical ps…

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Huxel, Kirsten, “Starbuck, Edwin Diller”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025718>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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