ISBN-10:
0803943687
ISBN-13:
9780803943681
Pub. Date:
01/14/1992
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Dialogue and the Human Image: Beyond Humanistic Psychology / Edition 1

Dialogue and the Human Image: Beyond Humanistic Psychology / Edition 1

by Maurice S. (Stanley) Friedman
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Overview

Some central tenets of humanistic and existential psychology, such as self-realization and self-actualization, sometimes criticized for being insufficiently 'tough-minded', are challenged in this provocative book.

Friedman's aim is not to leave behind that which has been valuable to the movement, but rather to advance humanistic psychology with a more coherent vision of psychology for contemporary psychologists and psychotherapists. He focuses on dialogue and the human image, two elements essential to any psychology that is truly humanistic. He explores the work of many leading figures in humanistic psychology and presents a goldmine of information about psychotherapy, interpersonal encounter and the need for mutual affirma

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803943681
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/14/1992
Pages: 257
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: AFTER MASLOW AND ROGERS, WHAT?
Beyond Humanistic Psychology
Dialogue and the Image of the Human
PART TWO: HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY AND BEYOND
Psychology as a Human Science
Aiming at the Self
The Paradox of the Human Potential Movement
Carl Rogers and Martin Buber
Self-Actualization and Dialogue
PART THREE: DIALOGUE
Therapists of Dialogue
Straus, Goldstein, Boss, Binswanger, Jourard, the Polsters, Laing, von Weizäcker, May, Bugental, and Yalom
Dialogical Therapists
Leslie H Farber, Hans Trüb, Richard Hyoner
Martin Buber and Ivan Boszormenyi-Nagy
The Role of Dialogue in Contextual (Intergenerational Family) Therapy
Dialogical Psychotherapy
PART FOUR: THE IMAGE OF THE HUMAN
Philosophical Anthropology and the Image of the Human
Our Age of Anxiety
Sex and Love
Personal Freedom, Psychological Compulsion, and the Divided Self
The Crisis of Motives, the Problematic of Guilt, and Existential Shame, Guilt, and Trust
The Image of the Human and Psychotherapy

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