Emerging Challenges Redux

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Theory And Psychology


I return to consider my hopes and visions for Theory & Psychology as expressed in the initial issue. Of special concern are issues of (a) moving beyond empiricism, (b) determining the place of critique, (c) relating theory to cultural practice, and (d) illuminating the historical and cultural context of theoretical intelligibility. While significant strides have been made in each domain, we also confront significant challenges for the future. Primary among these challenges, much theoretical and critical work remains committed to incipient foundationalism and remains too distant from contexts of action.

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