Item No: #363747 The Nature of 'Intelligence' and the Principles of Cognition. Charles Spearman.
The Nature of 'Intelligence' and the Principles of Cognition
The Nature of 'Intelligence' and the Principles of Cognition

Stephen Jay Gould's Copy

The Nature of 'Intelligence' and the Principles of Cognition

Notes: A significant work in the history of psychology. Spearman was an important early 20th century statistician who used testing to develop measures and theories of intelligence. This is a survey of the field after he and others had spent a couple of decades investigating Spearman's early findings.

viii, 358, [2] pages.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing, with a 1923 date on the title page and no indication of later printings). This is an ex-library copy, with remnants of a pocket on the rear pastedown; a hint of spine label residue on the spine, a seminary ink-stamp on the front pastedown, and a five-digit ID number on the copyright page. With a later owner's bookplate and the posthumous bookplate of Stephen Jay Gould, from whose office library this copy came. Gould wrote about Spearman extensively in his book The Mismeasure of Man.

Publication: London: MacMillan and Co., 1923.

Item No: #363747

Price: $125

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