Personhood: The Art of Being Fully Human

Personhood: The Art of Being Fully Human

by Leo Buscaglia

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Overview

Personhood: The Art of Being Fully Human by Leo Buscaglia

In this book, Leo Buscaglia attempts to offer an historic view of the ethical principles that have guided our humanity. He believes that everyone is responsible through their own uniqueness for completing a portion of a vast universal canvas. Full actualization of the world, therefore, depends on one's self-actualization.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617115820
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/1978
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 146
Sales rank: 1,182,726
File size: 255 KB

About the Author

Leo F. Buscaglia, PhD, (1924–1998) wrote more than a dozen books, most of which deal with the experience of love. At one time, five of his books appeared on the New York Times bestseller list concurrently. His first book, Love, was a continual bestseller for more than 20 years. More than 18 million copies of his books are in print and have been translated into 17 languages.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction

Chapter I
The Start

Chapter II
The Stages of Growth Toward Full Humanness
The Fully Functioning Infant and Child
The Fully Functioning Adolescent
The Fully Functioning Mature Person
The Fully Functioning Intimate Person
The Fully Functioning Old Person

Chapter III
Some Vital Views on the Fully Functioning Person
The Way of Taoism
The Way of Confucianism
The Way of Buddhism
The Way of Hinduism
The Way of Islam
The Way of Judaism
The Way of Christianity

Chapter IV
Growing as the Fully Functioning Person
The Role of Death
The Role of Self-Determination
The Role of Connectiveness
The Role of Purpose
The Role of Communication
The Role of Doubt and Spirituality
The Role of Frustration and Pain
The Role of Intimacy and Love

Chapter V
The Challenge of Your Fully Functioning Personhood

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