Feeling and Personhood: Psychology in Another Key

Feeling and Personhood: Psychology in Another Key

by John Heron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803987285

ISBN-13: 9780803987289

Pub. Date: 08/28/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

John Heron presents a radical new theory of the person in which feeling, differentiated from emotion, becomes the distinctive feature of personhood. The book explores the applications of Heron's ideas to living and learning and includes numerous experiential exercises.

Central to Heron's analysis are interrelationships between four basic psychological

Overview

John Heron presents a radical new theory of the person in which feeling, differentiated from emotion, becomes the distinctive feature of personhood. The book explores the applications of Heron's ideas to living and learning and includes numerous experiential exercises.

Central to Heron's analysis are interrelationships between four basic psychological modes - affective, imaginal, conceptual and practical. In particular, feeling is seen as the ground and potential from which all other aspects of the psyche emerge - emotion, intuition, imaging of all kinds, reason, discrimination, intention and action. The author also shows the fundamental relation of his ideas to theory and practice in transpersonal psychology and phi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803987289
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Theory of the Person
Preliminaries
Theory of the Person
Overview
States of Personhood
The Ego
The Affective Mode
Feeling
The Affective Mode
Emotion
The Imaginal Mode
The Psyche and Its Worlds
A One-Many Reality
Jung, Kolb and Wilber
Life Cycles and Learning Cycles
A Brief Look at Learning
Formal Learning Cycles
The Reality-Creating Learning Cycle

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