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Baars, Jan

Overview
Works: 30 works in 71 publications in 3 languages and 1,212 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HQ1061, 305.26
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Most widely held works by Jan Baars
Aging and the art of living by Jan Baars ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this deeply considered meditation on aging in Western culture, Jan Baars argues that, in today's world, living longer does not necessarily mean living better. He contends that there has been an overall loss of respect for aging, to the point that understanding and 'dealing with' aging people has become a process focused on the decline of potential and the advance of disease rather than on the accumulation of wisdom and the creation of new skills. To make his case, Baars compares and contrasts the works of such modern-era thinkers as Foucault, Heidegger, and Husserl with the thought of Plato, Aristotle, Sophocles, Cicero, and other Ancient and Stoic philosophers. He shows how people in the classical period--less able to control health hazards--had a far better sense of the provisional nature of living, which led to a philosophical and religious emphasis on cultivating the art of living and the idea of wisdom. This is not to say that modern society's assessments of aging are insignificant, but they do need to balance an emphasis on the measuring of age with the concept of 'living in time.'"--Publisher description
Aging, globalization, and inequality : the new critical gerontology ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aging and time : multidisciplinary perspectives ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ageing, meaning and social structure : connecting critical and humanistic gerontology by Jan Baars ( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ageing, meaning and social structure is a unique book advancing critical discourse in gerontology and makes a major contribution to understanding key social and ethical dilemmas facing ageing societies. It confronts and integrates approaches that have been relatively isolated from each other, and interrelates two major streams of thought within critical gerontology: analyses of structural issues in the context of political economy and humanistic perspectives on issues of existential meaning. The chapters, from a wide range of contributors, focus on major issues in ageing such as autonomy, agency, frailty, lifestyle, social isolation, dementia and professional challenges in social work and participatory research. This volume should be valuable reading for scholars and graduate students in gerontology and humanistic studies, as well as for policy-makers and practitioners working in the field of ageing
De kunst van het ouder worden : de grote filosofen over ouderdom ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloemlezing van teksten over de ouderdom van de hand van filosofen en andere denkers, vanaf de oudheid tot heden
De mythe van de totale beheersing : Adorno, Horkheimer en de dialektiek van de vooruitgang by Jan Baars ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Undetermined and Dutch and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gesammelte Schriften by Max Horkheimer ( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het nieuwe ouder worden : paradoxen en perspectieven van leven in de tijd by Jan Baars ( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nieuwe visie op het ouder worden, waarin wordt benadrukt dat dit geen pathologisch, maar existentieel proces is dat niet alleen gekenmerkt wordt door toenemende kwetsbaarheid, maar ook door toenemende ervaringsrijkdom
Uitzicht op ouder worden : een verkenning van nieuwe rollen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Dutch and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychische stoornissen en naastbetrokkenen : een praktijkboek voor behandelaars by E. van Meekeren ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Dutch and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het uitzicht van Sisyphus : maatschappelijke contexten van geestelijke (on)gezondheid ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een psychische stoornis heb je niet alleen : praten met families en naastbetrokkenen ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handboek voor psychologen, psychotherapeuten, psychiaters en maatschappelijk werkers om de familie en kennissenkring van psychiatrische patiënten te betrekken bij de behandeling
Zelfstandigheid en ouder worden ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in Dutch and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bundel opstellen, n.a.v. een studiedag van de studierichting Sociale Gerontologie van de Vrije Universiteit
Intieme oorlog : over geweld en kwetsbaarheid in gezinsrelaties by Justine van Lawick ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studie over geweld in gezinnen en manieren om in de hulpverlening te werken aan het stoppen en voorkomen van dit geweld
Het eigene en het andere : filosofie en globalisering : acta van de 21e Nederlands-Vlaamse filosofiedag by Filosofiedag ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gesammelte Schriften by Max Horkheimer ( Book )
in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De verjonging van de ouderdom in een vergrijzende samenleving : een kritische beschouwing van de sociale gerontologie by Jan Baars ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Funktie en fiktie : de dialektiek van Luhmann's sociologiese Aufklärung by Jan Baars ( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"De dialektiek van de Verlichting in het werk van Theodor W. Adorno en Max Horkheimer" by Jan Baars ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ouder worden en de fragiliteit van de intermenselijke conditie by Jan Baars ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Baars, J. 1947-
Baars, J. (Jan)
Languages
English (30)
Dutch (21)
German (8)
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