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A handbook of wisdom : psychological perspectives

Author: Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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Written from the perspective of multiple disciplines, this 2005 handbook gives the reader an in-depth understanding of philosophical, psychological, and religious theories of wisdom and provides the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 0521834015 9780521834018 0521541824 9780521541824
OCLC Number: 712582383
Description: XVII, 387 Seiten
Contents: Foreword Monika Ardelt; Part I. Theories of Wisdom across Time, Culture, and Peoples: 1. Wisdom in history James E. Birren and Cheryl M. Svensson; 2. Cultural foundations of wisdom: an integrated developmental approach Masami Takahashi and Willis F. Overton; 3. Philosophical theories of wisdom Lisa M. Osbeck and Daniel N. Robinson; 4. From the inside out: people's implicit theories of wisdom Susan Bluck and Judith Gluck; 5. The psychology of wisdom: theoretical and empirical challenges Ute Kunzmann and Paul B. Baltes; Part II. The Development of Wisdom across the Lifespan: 6. Young and growing wiser: wisdom during adolescence and young adulthood M. J. Richardson and M. Pasupathi; 7. The quest for wisdom in adulthood: a psychological perspective Jennifer Jordan; Part III. Wisdom and the Person: 8. Wisdom and personality Ursula M. Staudinger, Jessica DOErner and Charlotte Mickler; 9. The role of emotions in the development of wisdom Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jeanne Nakamura; Part IV. Wisdom in Society: 10. Morality, ethics, and wisdom Joel J. Kupperman; 11. Crossing boundaries to generative wisdom: an analysis of professional work Jeffrey L. Solomon, Paula Marshall and Howard Gardner; 12. Wisdom in public policy Lloyd S. Etheredge; Part V. The Absence of Wisdom: 13. Foolishness Robert J. Sternberg; Discussion Warren Brown.
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