Toward a Psychology of Being [NOOK Book]

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Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this compelling book, Professor Maslow uses studies of psychologically healthy people and of the healthiest experiences and moments in the lives of average people to demonstrate that human beings can be loving, noble and creative, that they are capable of pursuing the highest values and aspirations. A classic text in the field of humanistic psychology.

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Toward a Psychology of Being

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Overview

Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In this compelling book, Professor Maslow uses studies of psychologically healthy people and of the healthiest experiences and moments in the lives of average people to demonstrate that human beings can be loving, noble and creative, that they are capable of pursuing the highest values and aspirations. A classic text in the field of humanistic psychology.

New forward by editor; disc. self-actualization, hierarchy of human needs, mental/emotional well-being.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781627932745
  • Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 7/18/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 83,558
  • File size: 263 KB

Meet the Author

ABRAHAM H. MASLOW, PhD (1908-70), was born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at the City College of New York and the University of Wisconsin. Before assuming his post as Chairman of the Department of Psychology at Brandeis University in 1951, he taught for fourteen years at Brooklyn College. Dr. Maslow also served as President of the American Psychological Association from 1967-68.

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Table of Contents

A LARGER JURISDICTION FOR PSYCHOLOGY.
Introduction: Toward a Psychology of Health.
What Psychology Can Learn from the Existentialists.
GROWTH AND MOTIVATION.
Deficiency Motivation and Growth Motivation.
Defense and Growth.
The Need to Know and the Fear of Knowing.
GROWTH AND COGNITION.
Cognition of Being in the Peak-Experiences.
Peak-Experiences as Acute Identity-Experiences.
Some Dangers of Being-Cognition.
Resistance to Being Rubricized.
CREATIVENESS.
Creativity in Self-Actualizing People.
VALUES.
Psychological Data and Human Values.
Values, Growth, and Health.
Health as Transcendence of Environment.
FUTURE TASKS.
Some Basic Propositions of a Growth and Self-Actualization Psychology.
Appendices.
Bibliography.
Additional Bibliography.
Index.
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