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Religions, Values, and Peak Experiences

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Proposing religious experience as a legitimate subject for scientific investigation, Maslow studies the human need for spiritual expression.

Synopsis:

Written in the mid-1960s, this is Maslow's classic treatise on transcendent states of being and their essential value in human life.

About the Author

Abraham H. Maslow taught at Brooklyn College and the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, and was Chairman of the Department of Psychology at Brandeis University. From 1967 to 1968 he was Preseident of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Maslow was one of the foremost spokesmen of the humanistic, or "Third Force," psychologies, and author of many books and articles, including Toward a Psychology of Being, The Psychology of Science, and Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences.

Table of Contents

Religions, Values and Peak-Experiences I. Introduction

II. Dichotomized Science and Dichotomized Religion

III. The "Core-Religious," or "Transcendent," Experience

IV. Organizational Dangers to Transcendent Experiences

V. Hope, Skepticism, and Man's Higher Nature

VI. Science and the Religious Liberals and Non-Theists

VII. Value-Free Education?

VIII. Conclusions

APPENDICES:

A. Religious Aspects of Peak-Experiences

B. The Third Psychology

C. Ethnocentric Phrasings of Peak-Experiences

D. What Is the Validity of Knowledge Gained in Peak-Experiences?

E. Preface to "New Knowledge in Human Values"

F. Rhapsodic, Isomorphic Communications

G. B-Values as Descriptions of Perception in Peak-Experiences

H. Naturalistic Reasons for Preferring Growth-Values over Regression-Values under Good Conditions

I. An Example of B-Analysis

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140194876
Author:
Maslow, Abraham Harold
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Maslow, Abraham Harold
Author:
Maslow, Abraham, H
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religions
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Psychology, Religious
Subject:
Experience (religion)
Subject:
Experience
Subject:
Peak experiences.
Subject:
Methodology x
Subject:
Movements - Behaviorism
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Psychology : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Compass
Series Volume:
93-04
Publication Date:
19940431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.84x5.10x.41 in. .26 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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