Historical Who is Who

BALDWIN, James M

1861 - 1934
United States
SOCIAL SCIENCE

Proponent of experimental psychology based on systematic observation of children's development. He drew on insights from evolutionary biology as well as philosophy and social theory. Thus he asserted an interactivity between the givens of collective and individual genetic inheritance and individual intention. His academic bases included Germany and France as well as Canada and the US. He was the originating editor of Psychological Review and collated the huge Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology (1906).

Life

http://www.psych.utoronto.ca/museum/baldwin.htm

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/James_Mark_Baldwin.aspx

Writings

Social and ethical interpretations in mental development https://archive.org/details/socialethicalint00bald

Individual and Society https://archive.org/details/individualandso01baldgoog

The Superstate and the "Eternal Values" https://archive.org/details/superstateeterna00bald

Video

Draw my life: James Mark Baldwin (3 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9n3TPfTa2U

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