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Harré, Rom

Works: 197 works in 1,409 publications in 7 languages and 43,962 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Case studies  Dictionaries  Sources  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction, ed, wpr, Director, Thesis advisor
Classifications: Q175, 501
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Most widely held works by Rom Harré
Great scientific experiments : 20 experiments that changed our view of the world by Rom Harré( Book )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These vividly recounted tales of human skill and ingenuity offer fascinating views of the correlation between theories, practical inquiries, ideas, and facts. Re-created strictly on the basis of the original publication in which the results were first announced, the scrupulously accurate retellings of 20 groundbreaking scientific experiments are complemented with rare photos and illustrations. Based on such criteria as fame, historical importance, elegance, and economy of method, the experiments include Aristotle's work on the embryology of the chick, Galileo's discovery of the law of descent, Newton's experiment on the nature of colors, Lavoisier's proof of the oxygen hypothesis, William Beaumont's work on the process of digestion, Faraday's demonstration of the identity of all forms of electricity, J. J. Thompson's discovery of the electron, Michelson and Morely's demonstration of the impossibility of detecting the motion of the earth, and a dozen others. Each experiment is appraised and analyzed in the light of subsequent developments, placing the work within the context of the history of science. In addition to diagrams and photographs of the experimental method and apparatus, brief biographies and portraits of the scientist appear as well. Rom Harr ̌is a Fellow Emeritus of Linacre College, Oxford, and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and American University, Washington, D.C
The philosophies of science : an introductory survey by Rom Harré( Book )

73 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shows how various views about the nature of science are related to the great historical schools of philosophy ... [bringing] out most clearly the influence of the philosophical theories on the development of science, and of scientific discovery on modes of thinking in philosophy."--Back cover
The Encyclopedic dictionary of psychology by Rom Harré( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes terminology from traditional psychology as well as alternate or "fringe" schools. Also includes biographical entries. Entries are rather lengthy and contain references. The editorial board was composed of 16 distinguished psychologists, philosophers, and physiologists working in the main areas of psychology. Index
An introduction to the logic of the sciences by Rom Harré( Book )

54 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The explanation of social behaviour by Rom Harré( Book )

43 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social being by Rom Harré( Book )

34 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal being : a theory for individual psychology by Rom Harré( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of scientific thinking by Rom Harré( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pavlov's dogs and Schrödinger's cat : scenes from the living laboratory by Rom Harré( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the sheep, dog, and cockerel that were sent aloft in Montgolfier's balloon to test the air over Paris, to the famous clone Dolly the Sheep and the Darwinian finches of the Galapagos, Pavlov's Dogs and Schrodinger's Cat offers a look at the use of plants and animals--including humans--in scientific experiments. Rom Harre provides a fresh perspective on research, setting aside moral reflection to simply examine the history of how and why living creatures have been used for the purposes of discovery. From Gregor Mendel's use of pea plants to explore heredity, to Barry Marshall's used of himself as the experimental animal in his helicobacter experiments (he survived) and even the use of an imaginary cat in Schrodinger's famous thought experiment, the reader encounters a new perspective on scientific work
Scientific thought 1900-1960: a selective survey by Rom Harré( Book )

17 editions published in 1969 in English and Catalan and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The discursive mind by Rom Harré( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Discursive Mind presents an exhilarating tour of the key philosophical revolutions that are shaping contemporary psychology. Harre and Gillett herald a new paradigm in psychology, dissolving the Cartesian distinction between mind and body in favor of the discursive turn in psychological theory. This grand, interdisciplinary overview places its emphasis on discourse: the discursive origins of the self, the problem of agency and a thoroughly social understanding of personality. In the process, the authors elevate the emotions to a far more significant place in our understanding of mind, action, and being." "The Discursive Mind is an elegant and lucidly argued book, whose theoretical breadth is matched by its treatment of a remarkable range of subjects including: consciousness, the brain, perception, thought, personality, and the emotions. Scholars, professionals, and students in psychology, communication, and sociology will find this volume provocative, insightful, delightful to read, and intellectually challenging."--BOOK JACKET
The emotions : social, cultural and biological dimensions by Rom Harré( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a broad, interdisciplinary look at the psychology of emotions, tracing historical, social, cultural and biological themes and analysis
Rethinking methods in psychology( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook introduces a range of key research methods which challenge psychology's traditional preoccupations with 'scientific' experiments
The self and others : positioning individuals and groups in personal, political, and cultural contexts by Rom Harré( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume focuses on relations between the self and other individuals, the self and groups, and the self and context. Leading scholars in the field of positioning theory present the newest developments from this field on human social relations. The discussion is international, multidisciplinary, and multi-method, aiming to achieve a more dynamic and powerful account of human social relations, and to break disciplinary boundaries.''Four features in this work are prominent. The book is culturally oriented and international. There is a push to move across disciplines, particularly across psychology and linguistics, and psychology and microsociology. There is a focus on language and social construction of the world through discourse. Finally, the book represents a multi-method approach that reflects discursive methods
Psychology of music : from sound to significance by Siu-Lan Tan( Book )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tan, Pfordresher and Harré provide a nice, engaging and up-to-date overview of the psychology of music, from acoustics to ethnomusicology. The authors accompany the reader through the meanders of this complex field which spans several disciplines. The book, written in a plain and introductory style, is the ideal guide for students, and a refreshing overview for specialists and non-specialists interested in the psychology of music.' Simone Dalla Bella, Department of Psychology, WSFiZ, Warsaw, Poland and BRAMS, Montreal, Canada." "Why are some disturbances of air molecules heard as 'noise' while others are perceived as music? What happens at the level of the sound wave, the ear, and the brain when we perform or listen to music? How do musical abilities emerge and develop, and become refined as one acquires musical expertise? And what gives music its deep emotional significance and its power to influence social behavior, across vastly different cultural contexts?" "This book provides an introduction to classic and current studies in the psychology of music, combining a comprehensive summary with critical assessments of existing research. The volume captures the interdisciplinary breadth of the field, while covering central topics in depth." "Part I explores sound and music at an acoustic level, explaining auditory events with respect to the workings of the ear and brain. Part II focuses on perception and cognition of melody, rhythm, and formal structure. Part III examines the emergence and development of musical skills, and turns to the most practical aspects of psychology of music: music practice and performance. Finally, Part IV broadens the discussion to the question of meaning in music, with respect to its social, emotional, philosophical, and cultural significance. Throughout, both behavioral and neuroscientific perspectives are developed." "This book will be invaluable to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the fields of psychology and music, and will appeal to anyone else who is interested in the psychology of music"--Jacket
Key thinkers in psychology by Rom Harré( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unique textbook on the history of psychology eloquently introduces the classic scholars, studies, and the subsequent generations of people and ideas that have come to define the broad discipline that is psychology. By combining the personal history of key thinkers with their significant contribution to the discipline, including cross-referencing to other 'thinkers' throughout, the author has presented a lively and engaging work that will support undergraduate teaching and learning in a refreshing manner. It will also bring to life a subject that is very popular throughout the western world by showing how psychologists have developed their ideas, influenced their peers or their followers."--Page 4 of cover
Cognitive science : a philosophical introduction by Rom Harré( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranging across artifical intelligence models and cognitive psychology through to recent discursive and cultural theories, Rom Harré offers an original yet accessible integration of the field
Words of conflict, words of war : how the language we use in political processes sparks fighting by Fathali M Moghaddam( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words of Conflict, Words of War: How the Language We Use in Political Processes Sparks Fighting is a fascinating exploration of the narratives leaders use to position both themselves and others in the course of political processes that lead to peace or conflict. Drawing on the relatively new field of "positioning theory," expert essays provide insights into the ways words position us--for better or worse--and influence our intended results. The focus on narratives, from the interpersonal to the international, leads to a better understanding of political processes and conflict resolut
Modeling : gateway to the unknown : a work by Rom Harré( Book )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited by Daniel Rothbart of George Mason University in Virginia, this book is a collection of Rom Harré's work on modeling in science (particularly physics and psychology). In over 28 authored books and 240 articles and book chapters, Rom Harré of Georgetown University in Washington, DC is a towering figure in philosophy, linguistics, and social psychology. He has inspired a generation of scholars, both for the ways in which his research is carried out and his profound insights. For Harré, the stunning discoveries of research demand a kind of thinking that is found in the construction and con
Beyond rationality : contemporary issues by Carl Jensen( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Beyond Rationality: Contemporary Issues, scholars from a variety of disciplines explore the concept of ""irrationality"" in today's increasingly complex world. Combining both theory and practice, this is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand such diverse puzzles as why citizens often readily support dictatorships, how terrorists ""reason, "" and why seemingly rational people often make irrational choices
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Pavlov's dogs and Schrödinger's cat : scenes from the living laboratory
Alternative Names
Harré, H. Rom

Harré, Horace Romano.

Harré, Horace Romano 1927-

Harré, R.

Harré, R. 1927-

Harré, R. (Rom)

Harré, R. (Rom), 1927-

Harré, Rom

Harré, Romano.

Harré, Romano 1927-

Horace Romano Harré 1927-

Horace Romano Harré filosoof uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Rom Harré

Харре, Ром

하레, 로마노 1927-

하레, 롬 1927-

하레, 호레이스 로마노 1927-

ハレ, R.

ハレ, R. 1927-

The philosophies of science : an introductory surveySocial beingPavlov's dogs and Schrödinger's cat : scenes from the living laboratoryThe discursive mindThe emotions : social, cultural and biological dimensionsRethinking methods in psychologyThe self and others : positioning individuals and groups in personal, political, and cultural contextsPsychology of music : from sound to significance