Religions, Values and Peak Experiences

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Proposing religious experience as a legitimate subject for scientific investigation, Maslow studies the human need for spiritual expression.

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Overview

Proposing religious experience as a legitimate subject for scientific investigation, Maslow studies the human need for spiritual expression.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140194876
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/1994
  • Series: Compass Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 580,405
  • Product dimensions: 4.99 (w) x 7.67 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Abraham H. Maslow taught at Brooklyn College and the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, and was Chairman of the Department of Psychology at Brandeis University. From 1967 to 1968 he was Preseident of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Maslow was one of the foremost spokesmen of the humanistic, or "Third Force," psychologies, and author of many books and articles, including Toward a Psychology of Being, The Psychology of Science, and Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences.

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Table of Contents

Religions, Values and Peak-ExperiencesI. Introduction
II. Dichotomized Science and Dichotomized Religion
III. The "Core-Religious," or "Transcendent," Experience
IV. Organizational Dangers to Transcendent Experiences
V. Hope, Skepticism, and Man's Higher Nature
VI. Science and the Religious Liberals and Non-Theists
VII. Value-Free Education?
VIII. Conclusions

APPENDICES:
A. Religious Aspects of Peak-Experiences
B. The Third Psychology
C. Ethnocentric Phrasings of Peak-Experiences
D. What Is the Validity of Knowledge Gained in Peak-Experiences?
E. Preface to "New Knowledge in Human Values"
F. Rhapsodic, Isomorphic Communications
G. B-Values as Descriptions of Perception in Peak-Experiences
H. Naturalistic Reasons for Preferring Growth-Values over Regression-Values under Good Conditions
I. An Example of B-Analysis
Bibliography

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