Theoretical Psychology

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Critical Thinking and Hermeneutics

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Richardson, F. C. & Slife, B. D. (2011).  Critical thinking in social and psychological inquiry.  Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 31 (3), 165 - 172.

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Critical Thinking as Disciplinary Practice

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Yanchar, S. C., Slife, B. D., & Warne, R. (2008).  Critical thinking as disciplinary practice.  Review of General Psychology, 12 (3), 265 - 281.

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Dualism in Psychological Methods

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Slife, B. D., Reber, J. S., & Faulconer, J. E. (2012).  Implicit ontological reasoning:  Problems of dualism in psychological science.  In R. Proctor & J. Capaldi (Eds.), Psychology of science: Implicit and explicit reasoning. Pp. 459-478.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

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Encyclopedia -- Theoretical Psychology.pdf

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Slife, B. D. (2000).  Theoretical psychology.  Encyclopedia of Psychology.  Oxford University Press.

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How to Interpret the Biologization of Psychology

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Slife, B. D., Burchfield, C., & Hedges, D. (2010).  Interpreting the “biologization” of psychology.  Journal of Mind and Behavior, 31 (3), 165 - 177.

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Is Social Constructionism Relational?

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Slife, B. D. & Richardson, F. C. (2011). Is Gergen’s Relational Being relational enough? Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 24 (4), 304 - 313.

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Psychology's Prejudice Against Theism

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Slife, B. D. & Reber, J. S. (2009).  Is there a pervasive implicit bias against theism in psychology?  Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29 (2), 63 - 79.

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Psychology's Prejudice Against Theism's Prejudice

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Slife, B. D. & Reber, J. S. (2009).  The prejudice against prejudice:  A reply to the comments.  Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29 (2), 128 - 136.

Topic:

Religious Implications of Personality Theories

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Slife, B. D. (2012).  Religious implications of Western personality theories.  Pastoral Psychology, 61 (5), 797 - 808.

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Surprise and Practical Rationality

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Slife, B. D., Johnson, C., & Jennings, A. (2015).  Surprise and practical rationality:  Knowledge advancement through the explication of interpretation.  The Wiley handbook of theoretical and philosophical psychology.  Pp. 392 - 408.  New York:  Wiley. 

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The Kant of Psychology

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Slife, B. D. (2005).  The Kant of psychology:  Joseph Rychlak and the bridge to postmodern psychology.  Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 18 (4), 297 - 306.

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The Practice of Theoretical Psychology

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Slife, B. D. (2000).  The practice of theoretical psychology.  Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 20 (2), 97 - 115.

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The Relativism of Social Constructionism

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Slife, B. D. & Richardson, F. C. (2011). The relativism of social constructionism. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 24 (4), 333 - 339.

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Theoretical Psychology as a sub-discipline

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Slife, B. D. & Williams, R. N. (1997).  Toward a theoretical psychology:  Should a subdiscipline be formally recognized?  American Psychologist, 52 (2), 117 - 129.

Topic:

Theorizing in Moral Space of Psychology

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Yanchar, S. C. & Slife, B. D. (2017).  Theorizing inquiry in the moral space of practice.  Qualitative Research in Psychology, 14 (2), 146 - 170. 

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Understanding Disciplinary Significance

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Slife, B. D. & Whoolery, M. (2003).  Understanding disciplinary significance:  Allen Bergin’s 1980 article on religious values.  In R. Sternberg (Ed.), The anatomy of impact: Why are the great works of psychology great?  Pp. 177 - 195.  New York:  Wiley.