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By Leendert P. Mos, Hans van Rappard, Pieter J. van Strien, William J. Baker

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1. division of Psychonomics, unfastened University
2. division of Psychology, collage of Groningen
3. heart for complex examine in Theoretical Psychology, college of Alberta
4. division of Psychology, Concordia Lutheran university

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Such complex units, however, are obviously historical formations, and their analysis and assessment have to take place in a historical framework. It is always possible to abstract any of the components of a research tradition, theory, data, or rules of investigation and subject them to a trans-historical treatment, as though they had some kind of universal validity. There is a strong abstractionist tradition which sanctions such a procedure. But once we refuse to take the assumptions of abstractionism for granted it becomes only too obvious that most claims for the universality of theories, empirical results, and rules of investigation have only a minimal initial plausibility.

The work of the participants proceeds according to strict rules that govern their inter-relationship. In the second phase the investigators manipulate the record that constitutes the raw data so as to produce a form of product that is publishable according to the conventions of the day. This process also is governed by strict rules that have nevertheless seen considerable historical modification. Needless to say, investigators' knowledge of these rules in large measure determines what aspects of the investigative interaction are considered worth recording and, therefore, worth eliciting.

Does this analysis imply a kind of disciplinary solipsism? Certainly there is an unmistakable tendency in that direction. It is a tendency that is greatly strengthened by the homogenization of psychological methods and by demands for the uniformity of permissible categories of psychological discourse. Two things have, however, counteracted this solipsistic trend. One is the internal disunity of the subject which has entailed the positing of fundamentally different psychological objects by fundamentally different means.

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