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Helmut E. Lück jako historyk psychologii
Helmut E. Lück and history of psychology

Author(s): Włodzisław Zeidler
Subject(s): Psychology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego w Warszawie
Keywords: history of psychology; Helmut E. Lück

Summary/Abstract: The article presents the figure of Helmut E. Lück, well-known scientist in the world of historians of psychology. Helmut E. Lück also is well-known in Poland, as the author or the scientific editor of several books in the field of history of psychology. In the first part of the article the short presentation of his scientific career and his scientific achievements are demonstrated. The second part comprises the analysis of his opinions in the scope of social psychology. Helmut E. Lück was the one of pioneers in psychology, who paid attention to social positive phenomena or social positive behaviors. In the field of history of psychology, H.E.Lück made the contribution to methodological analysis of psychological ideas in history, preferring the model which underlines connection of psychology with culture and at the same time creates the opportunity to analysis of biographical plots. The article also shows unquestionable and unusually merits of Lück’s in popularization of knowledge about history of psychology.

  • Issue Year: 12/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 125-146
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Polish