9780471293095

Toward a Psychology of Being, 3rd Edition

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    9780471293095

  • ISBN10:

    0471293091

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-11-23
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

This Third Edition will bring Professor Maslow's ideas to a whole new generation of business and psychology readers, as well as anyone interested in the study of human behavior.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Foreword v(30)
Editor's Preface to the Third Edition xxxv(4)
Preface to the Second Edition xxxix(4)
Preface to the First Edition xliii
PART I. A LARGER JURISDICTION FOR PSYCHOLOGY 3(22)
One Introduction: Toward a Psychology of Health
3(8)
Two What Psychology Can Learn from the Existentialists
11(14)
Part II. GROWTH AND MOTIVATION 25(56)
Three Deficiency Motivation and Growth Motivation
25(26)
Four Defense and Growth
51(18)
Five The Need to Know and the Fear of Knowing
69(12)
Part III. GROWTH AND COGNITION 81(68)
Six Cognition of Being in the Peak-Experiences
81(32)
Seven Peak-Experiences as Acute Identity-Experiences
113(14)
Eight Some Dangers of Being-Cognition
127(12)
Nine Resistance to Being Rubricized
139(10)
Part IV. Creativeness 149(14)
Ten Creativity in Self-Actualizing People
149(14)
Part V. VALUES 163(46)
Eleven Psychological Data and Human Values
163(20)
Twelve Values, Growth, and Health
183(14)
Thirteen Health as Transcendence of Environment
197(12)
Part VI. FUTURE TASKS 209(26)
Fourteen Some Basic Propositions of a Growth and Self-Actualization Psychology
209(26)
Appendix A. Are Our Publications and Conventions Suitable for the Personal Psychologies? 235(6)
Appendix B. Is a Normative Social Psychology Possible? 241(6)
Bibliography 247(10)
Additional Bibliography 257(6)
Index 263

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