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1 A Handbook of Wisdom: Psychological Perspectives

Robert J. Sternberg and Jennifer Jordan

Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0-521-54182-4 / 9780521541824, First Paperback Edition, Paperback, New, 150 x 230 Mm 
A topic ignored in mainstream scientific inquiry for decades, wisdom is beginning to return to the place of reverence that it held in ancient schools of intellectual study. A Handbook of Wisdom explores wisdom’s promise for helping scholars and lay people to understand the apex of human thought and behavior. At a time when poor choices are being made by notably intelligent and powerful individuals, this book presents analysis and review on a form of reasoning and decision-making that is not only productive and prudent, but also serves a beneficial purpose for society. A Handbook of Wisdom is a collection of chapters from some of the most prominent scholars in the field of wisdom research. Written from multiple perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and religion, this book gives the reader an in-depth understanding of wisdom’s past, present, and possible future direction within literature, science, and society. ?Written from a variety of different perspectives and disciplines ?Covers past, present, and future inquiry on wisdom ?The most comprehensive book on the state of the field to date 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 Glück; 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 DÖrner 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. Printed Pages: 384. 014377

Price: 37.00 USD
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2 Art in Context (Third Edition)

Jack A. Hobbs

Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, San Diego, California, USA, 1985, 0-15-503471-5 / 9780155034716, Third Edition, Paperback, Good, 17.5 Cms x 23.5 Cms 
Printed Pages: 372 with numerous colour and b/w plates. Slightly rubbed cover. 010401

Price: 30.00 USD
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Dreams: A Study of the Dreams of Jung, Descartes, Socrates, and Other Historical Figures, Marie-Louise Von Franz; Foreword By Robert Hinshaw
3 Dreams: A Study of the Dreams of Jung, Descartes, Socrates, and Other Historical Figures

Marie-Louise Von Franz; Foreword By Robert Hinshaw

Shambhala, Boston, USA, 1985, 1-57062-035-0 / 9781570620355, First Edition, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
These collected essays by the distinguished psychoanalyst Marie-Louise von Franz offer fascinating insights into the study of dreams, not only psychologically, but also from historical, religious, and philosophical points of view. In the first two chapters, the author offers general explanations of the nature of dreams and their use in analysis. She examines how dreams can be used in the development of self-knowledge and describes how C. G. Jung worked with his own dreams, and the fateful ways in which they were entwined with the course of his life. The rest of the book records and interprets dreams of historical personages: Socrates, Descartes, Themistocles and Hannibal, and the mothers of Saint Augustine, Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, and Saint Dominic. Connections are revealed between the personal and family histories of the dreamers and individual and collective mores of their times. Dreams includes writings long out of print or never before available in English translation. Printed Pages: 216. 010468

Price: 16.25 USD
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4 History of Psychology: A Sketch and an Interpretation (Parts I & II)

James Mark Baldwin

Cosmo Publications, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7755-465-4 / 9788177554656, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 165. 005950

Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Memory, Thinking and Language: Topics in Cognitive Psychology

Judith Greene

Metheun, London, UK, 1987, 0-416-33800-3 / 9780416338003, First Edition, Paperback, Fair, 13 Cms x 20 Cms 
Printed Pages: 178. 007940

Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Modern Systems Research for the Behavioural Scientist: A Sourcebook

Walter Buckley (ed.); Foreword By Anatol Rapoport

Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, USA, 1968, 0-202-30011-0 / 9780202300115, Sixth Printing, Hard Cover, Fair, No Jacket, 18.5 Cms x 27 Cms 
Printed Pages: 550. Scratched and bumped corners. 009834

Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Multiple Mind: Healing the Split in Psyche and World

Gretchen Sliker

Shambhala, Boston, USA, 1992, 0-87773-634-0 / 9780877736349, First Edition, Paperback, Fine, 14 Cms x 22 Cms 
Printed Pages: 276. Slightly rubbed cover. 010470

Price: 11.95 USD
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8 Outlines of Psychology; Translated By Charles Hubbard Judd

Wilhelm Max Wundt

Cosmo Publications, New Delhi, India, 2004, 81-7755-469-7 / 9788177554694, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 339. 011443

Price: 32.00 USD
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9 Psychology and Experience

Benjamin Bradley

Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India, 2005, 0-521-01199-X / 9780521011990, First Paperback Edition, Paperback, New, 150 x 230 Mm 
If personal experience is the basic raw material for psychology, why do all the major psychologies of the past century marginalise or deny it? In this thought-provoking new book Benjamin Bradley shows how our everyday experiences need to be at the core of the scientific discipline. He calls for a move away from attempts to reconcile the many contrasting and often opposing theories and philosophies of contemporary psychology, and instead puts forward a scholarly and exciting new vision for psychology which focuses on the ‘here-and-now?and the importance of others as equals in teaching and research. He encourages the reader to reconsider the very basis of our understanding of what experience is. This uniquely inspiring and practical text will prove an invaluable resource for all those interested in teaching, learning and researching about the mind. ?A thought provoking study which reclaims the psychology of experience ?Realigns assumptions made about the discipline of psychology ?Professor Bradley is a well respected psychologist who has published widely in the areas of developmental and social psychology Contents Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Learning from experience; 3. From here to synchrony; 4. What to make of coincidence; 5. The topography of intersubjective space; 6. The two axes of psychological explanation; 7. Pictures of psychical change; 8. Research among equals; 9. Validating the curriculum; 10. Conclusion. Printed Pages: 256. 014378

Price: 22.00 USD
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10 The Illusions Of Life: Self Inquiry

Vijai S.Shankar

Kaivalya Publications, Chennai, India, 2003, 0-9545298-0-4 / 9780954529802, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 Cms x 22.5 Cms 
Printed pages: 244. 017057

Price: 22.00 USD
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11 The Revolt Against the Masses and Other Essays on Politics and Public Policy

Aaron Wildavsky

Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, New York, USA, 1971, 0-465-06949-5 / 9780465069491, First Edition, Hard Cover, Good, Fair, 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms 
Printed Pages: 512. Price clipped. Scratched and torn dust-jacket. 011994

Price: 11.75 USD
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