Religions, Values and Peak Experiences

Religions, Values and Peak Experiences

by Abraham H. Maslow
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Religions, Values and Peak Experiences by Abraham H. Maslow

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140194876
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/1994
Series: Compass Series
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 605,955
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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.

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

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

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Religions, Values and Peak Experiences 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
AmaranthCO More than 1 year ago
Great Book, especially appendix A