Wellcome to the site of the philosopher and historian of science, Roger Smith!
THE FONTANA/NORTON HISTORY OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES
The corrected full text of this major survey history is now freely available on this site.
Please go to Knigi - Books
'Russian Federation', in David B. Baker, The Oxford Handbook of the History of Psychology (2012), by Irina Sirotkina and Roger Smith, is now available in Russian translation (by Irina Sirotkina), on-line at this site - go to Статьи
This is a unique, clear overview of the history of psychology in Russia, helpful for students and teachers.
The Lecture Course given in Oct-Dec 2014 at the Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, on
Some key philosophical words in English – their history and interpretation
is now available on line at the Institute web-site:
There are 8 video lectures, each accompanied by a sheet of notes. The lectures are spoken in clear English and introduce debates about much discussed, and sometimes hard to translate, words in English intellectual discourse.
(A similar course was also given in the autumn of 2012.)
The words discussed are:
2. ‘Humanity, humanitarian, humanistic, humanities’.
3. ‘Mind and consciousness’.
4. ‘Human nature’.
5. ‘Utility and utilitarian’.
6. ‘Modernity and modernism’.
American Psychological Society, Mary Whiton Calkins Lecture, 8 August 2014
'Science encounters the humanities: History of kinaesthesia and touch and metaphors of feeling'
This lecture is available as a video at: