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Wisdom : its nature, origins, and development

Author: Robert J Sternberg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Pr., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Wisdom: Its Nature, Origins and Development, is a well-rounded collection of psychological views on wisdom. It introduces this concept of wisdom, considers philosophical issues and developmental  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg
ISBN: 0521364531 9780521364539 0521367182 9780521367189
OCLC Number: 723422002
Description: x, 339 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Preface; Part I. Approaches to the Study of Wisdom: 1. Understanding wisdom R. J. Sternberg; Part II. Approaches Informed by Philosophical Conceptions of Wisdom: 2. Wisdom through the ages D. N. Robinson; 3. The psychology of wisdom: an evolutionary interpretation M. Csikszentmihalyi and K. Rathunde; 4. Wisdom as integrated thought: historical and developmental perspectives G. Labouvie-Vief; Part III. Approaches Informed by Folk Conceptions of Wisdom: 5. Toward a psychology of wisdom and its ontogenesis P. Baltes and J. Smith; 6. Wisdom in a post-apocalyptic age M. J. Chandler and S. Holliday; 7. Wisdom and its relations to intelligence and creativity R. J. Sternberg; 8. Wisdom and the study of wise persons L. Orwoll and M. Parlmutter; Part IV. Approaches Informed by Psychodevelopmental Conceptions of Wisdom: 9. The loss of wisdom J. A. Meacham; 10. Wisdom and reflective judgment: knowing in the face of uncertainty K. S. Kitchener and H. G. Brenner; 11. Wisdom: the art of problem finding P. K. Arlin; 12. An essay on wisdom: towards symbolic processes that make it possible J. Pascual-Leone; 13. Conceptualising wisdom: the primacy of affect-cognition relations D. Kramer; Part V. Integration of Approaches and Viewpoints: 14. Integration J. E. Birren; Author index; Subject index.
Responsibility: ed. by Robert J. Sternberg.


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