Overview

A Way of Being was written in the early 1980s, near the end of Carl Rogers's career, and serves as a coda to his classic On Becoming a Person. More personal and philosophical than his earlier writings, it traces his professional and personal development and ends with a person-centered prophecy, in which he predicts a future changing in the direction of more humaneness. Now, fifteen years later, the psychiatrist and best-selling author Dr. Irvin Yalom revisits A Way of Being, ...
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A Way of Being

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Overview

A Way of Being was written in the early 1980s, near the end of Carl Rogers's career, and serves as a coda to his classic On Becoming a Person. More personal and philosophical than his earlier writings, it traces his professional and personal development and ends with a person-centered prophecy, in which he predicts a future changing in the direction of more humaneness. Now, fifteen years later, the psychiatrist and best-selling author Dr. Irvin Yalom revisits A Way of Being, offering a contemporary view of this remarkable work.

In this volume, the pre-eminent pyschologist shares the further evolution of his ideas as well as the growing, changing aspects of his way of being.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547524443
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 9/7/1995
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 428,815
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Carl Rogers(1902-1987) was one of the most influential psychologists in American history. He received many honors, including the first Distinguished Professsional Contributor Award and the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface
Ch. 1 Experiences in Communication 5
Ch. 2 My Philosophy of Interpersonal Relationships and How It Grew 27
Ch. 3 In Retrospect: Forty-Six Years 46
Ch. 4 Growing Old: Or Older and Growing? 70
Ch. 5 Do We Need "A" Reality? 96
Ch. 6 The Foundations of a Person-Centered Approach 113
Ch. 7 Empathic: An Unappreciated Way of Being 137
Ch. 8 Ellen West - And Loneliness 164
Ch. 9 Building Person-Centered Communities: The Implications for the Future 181
Ch. 10 Six Vignettes 207
Ch. 11 Some New Challenges to the Helping Professions 235
Ch. 12 Can Learning Encompass both Ideas and Feelings? 263
Ch. 13 Beyond the Watershed: And Where Now? 292
Ch. 14 Learnings in Large Groups: Their Implications for the Future 316
Ch. 15 The World of Tomorrow, and the Person of Tomorrow 339
Appendix: A Chronological Bibliography of the Publications of Carl R. Rogers, 1930-1980 357
Acknowledgments 377
Index 381
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