Static laws in a dynamic psychology?
Article first published online: 22 FEB 2006
Copyright © 1991 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
European Journal of Personality
Volume 5, Issue 3, pages 245–247, June 1991
How to Cite
Hermans, H. J. M. and Bonarius, H. (1991), Static laws in a dynamic psychology?. Eur. J. Pers., 5: 245–247. doi: 10.1002/per.2410050306
- Issue published online: 22 FEB 2006
- Article first published online: 22 FEB 2006
- Manuscript Received: 7 DEC 1990
In reply to Lamiell's (1991) criticism, we argue that his notion of nomothesis reflects a Newtonian, mechanistic notion of lawfulness and that his otherwise justified attack on the individual differences paradigm is an overreaction to an era that is dominated by this paradigm.