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Toward a psychology of being

Author: Abraham H Maslow
Publisher: New York : Van Nostrand, [1968]
Series: Insight book, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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In this second edition of Toward A Psychology of Being, there is a constant optimistic thrust toward a future based on the intrinsic values of humanity.
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Maslow, Abraham H. (Abraham Harold).
Toward a psychology of being.
Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [1968]
(OCoLC)562965388
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham H Maslow
ISBN: 0442038054 9780442038052
OCLC Number: 223343
Description: xvi, 240 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction: toward a psychology of health --
What psychology can learn from the existentialists --
Deficiency motivation and growth motivation --
Defense and growth --
The need to know and the fear of knowing --
Cognition of being in the peak-experiences --
Peak-experiences as acute identity-experiences --
Some dangers of being-cognition --
Resistance to being rubricized --
Creativity in self-actualizing people --
Psychological data and human values --
Values, growth and health --
Health as transcendence of environment --
Some basic propositions of a growth and self-actualization psychology.
Series Title: Insight book, no. 5.
Responsibility: Abraham H. Maslow.

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In this second edition of Toward A Psychology of Being, there is a constant optimistic thrust toward a future based on the intrinsic values of humanity.

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