The Discovery of Being

The Discovery of Being

by Rollo May
     
 

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“Clear, accurate, and interesting. There is no better short introduction to the existential approach to psychology.” —Dallas Morning NewsThe brilliant psychologist Rollo May was a major force in existential psychology. Here, he brings together the ideas of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and other great thinkers to offer insights into its ideas and techniques…  See more details below

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“Clear, accurate, and interesting. There is no better short introduction to the existential approach to psychology.” —Dallas Morning NewsThe brilliant psychologist Rollo May was a major force in existential psychology. Here, he brings together the ideas of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and other great thinkers to offer insights into its ideas and techniques. He pays particular attention to the causes of loneliness and isolation and to our search to find new and firm moorings in order to move toward a future where responsibility, creativity, and love can play a role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393350869
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/04/2015
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
602,697
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Rollo May (1909-1994) taught at Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, and was Regents' Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. An influential psychologist, he was the best-selling author of Love and Will, as well as the author of The Courage to Create, Man's Search for Himself, The Meaning of Anxiety, and Psychology and the Human Dilemma.

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