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The Farther Reaches of Human Nature Abraham H. Maslow

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature By Abraham H. Maslow

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature by Abraham H. Maslow


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Explores the complexities of human nature by using both the empirical methods of science and the aesthetics of philosophical inquiry. With essays on biology, synergy, creativity, cognition, self-actualization, and the hierarchy of needs, this posthumous work is a synthesis of Maslow's ideas.

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature Summary

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature by Abraham H. Maslow

In "The Farther Reaches of Human Nature", an extension of "Toward a Psychology of Being", Maslow explores the complexities of human nature by using both the empirical methods of science and the aesthetics of philosophical inquiry. With essays on biology, synergy, creativity, cognition, self-actualization, and the hierarchy of needs, this posthumous work is a synthesis of Maslow's ideas.

About Abraham H. Maslow

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

Preface, by Bertha G. Maslow Introduction: A. H. Maslow, by Henry Geiger Part I. HEALTH AND PATHOLOGY 1. Toward a Humanistic Biology 2 Neurosis as a Failure of Personal Growth 3. Self-Actualizing and Beyond. Part II. CREATIVENESS 4. The Creative Attitude 5. A Holistic Approach to Creativity 6. Emotional Blocks to Creativity 7. The Need for Creative People. Part III. VALUES 8. Fusions of Facts and Values 9. Notes on Being-Psychology 10. Comments from a Symposium on Human Values. Part IV. EDUCATION l. Knower and Known 2. Education and Peak Experiences 13. Goals and Implications of Humanistic Education. Part V. SOCIETY 14. Synergy in the Society and in the Individual 15. Questions for the Normative Social Psychologist 16. Synanon and Eupsychia 17. On Eupsychian Management 18. On Low Grumbles, High Grumbles and Meta-grumbles. Part VI. BEING-COGNITION 19. Notes on Innocent Cognition 20. Further Notes on Cognition. Part VII. TRANSCENDENCE AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BEING 21. Various Meanings of Transcendence 22. Theory Z. Part VIII. METAMOTIVATION 23. A Theory of Metamotivation: The Biological Rooting of the Value-Life. APPENDICES Appendix A: Comments on Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences. Appendix B: Some Parallels Between Sexual and Dominance Behaviour of Infrahuman Primates. and the Fantasies of Patients in Psychotherapy. Appendix C: Adolescence and Juvenile Delinquency in Two Different Cultures. Appendix D: Criteria for Judging Needs to Be Instinctoid. Appendix E: Abraham H. Maslow: A Bibliography. Bibliography. Index.

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GOR010529239
9780140194708
0140194703
The Farther Reaches of Human Nature by Abraham H. Maslow
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1993-10-01
432
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