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People in quandaries; the semantics of personal adjustment.

Author: Wendell Johnson
Publisher: New York, London, Harper & Row [1946]
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Johnson, Wendell, 1906-1965.
People in quandaries.
New York, London, Harper & Row [1946]
(OCoLC)557775630
Online version:
Johnson, Wendell, 1906-1965.
People in quandaries.
New York, London, Harper & Row [1946]
(OCoLC)606194161
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Johnson
ISBN: 0060433809 9780060433802
OCLC Number: 1039419
Notes: "First edition."
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, vii-xiv, 532 pages diagrams 22 cm
Contents: Part I. People in quandaries. Verbal cocoons --
Part II. Scientific living. Never the same river --
Science and personality --
Science and tomorrow --
Part III. Words and not-words. The world of not-words --
The world of words --
The process of abstracting --
Three basic notions --
Working principles --
Practical devices and techniques --
Part IV. The making of a difference. The language of maladjustment --
Language as technique --
The major maladjustments --
Our common maladjustments --
And so, forth --
Part V. Applications. In other people's quandaries --
The Indian's have no word for it (The problem of stuttering) --
The urgency of paradise.

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