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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

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2 Anxiety Disorders: Psychological Assessment and Treatment

Vimala Veeraraghavan and Shalini Singh

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2002, 0-7619-9615-X / 9780761996156, First Edition, Paperback, New, New, 5.5" x 8.5" 
Emphasizing a holistic and eclectic approach, this comprehensive textbook describes a range of therapeutic approaches for treating anxiety disorders. After providing an overview of various types of anxiety, the authors present in detail the etiology and underlying psychodynamics of the condition in order to assist the selection of the most appropriate therapy. Printed Pages: 176. 001271

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3 Anxiety Disorders: Psychological Assessment and Treatment

Vimala Veeraraghavan and Shalini Singh

Sage Publications, New Delhi, India, 2002, 0-7619-9615-X / 9780761996156, First Edition, Cloth, New, New, 5.5" x 8.5" 
Emphasizing a holistic and eclectic approach, this comprehensive textbook describes a range of therapeutic approaches for treating anxiety disorders. After providing an overview of various types of anxiety, the authors present in detail the etiology and underlying psychodynamics of the condition in order to assist the selection of the most appropriate therapy. Printed Pages: 176. 001270

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4 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

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5 Cognitive Analysis of Dyslexia

Philip H.K. Seymour

Routledge, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 1986, 0-7100-9841-3 / 9780710098412, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Good, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 276. 017184

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6 Culture and Personality: Contemporary Readings

Robert A. LeVine (ed.)

Aldine Publishing Company, Chicago, USA, 1974, 0-202-01121-6 / 9780202011219, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, Fair, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 458. Torn dust-jacket. 009780

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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
7 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

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8 Fertility and Family Love in an Indian Village

Thomas Poffenberger in Collaboration with Shirley B. Poffenberger, Bihari Pandya, Rupa Patel, Smita Patel, Taru Parikh, Katy Mohta, and Manubhai Patel

Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, 1975, 0-89148-010-2 / 9780891480105, First Edition, Paperback, Fair, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 125. Slightly scratched cover. 009890

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9 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

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10 Human Abilities in Cultural Context

S.H. Irvine and J.W. Berry (eds.)

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1988, 0-521-34482-4 / 9780521344821, First Edition, Hard Cover, Fine, Fair, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Human Abilities in Cultural Context constitutes a major new reference frame for conceptualizing and studying human abilities. It is a unique contribution. Part I offers a reevaluation of ability theory by the editors, S. H. Irvine and J. W. Berry, and strong individual statements by H. J. Eysenck, Arthur R. Jensen, Joseph R. Royce, and Robert J. Sternberg, who represent markedly different approaches to the measurement of intelligence. Part II reviews various regional and national empirical studies in Britain, Norway, Turkey, Australia, China, Japan, SOuthern Africa, and North America. Part III focuses on contexts in which the limits of assessment by psychological tests are defined: in minority native groups in North America, in migrants to Britain, in lower-caste enclaves in India, among African minorities, and among Australian Aborigines. Written by long-term residents of the regions in question, these chapters present a wealth of new data that has been ignored in Western formulations of theory and practice. After five years of editorial labor, Irvine and Berry have issued one of the best-informed, most sustained scientific challenges to conventional wisdom about the nature of mental abilities and the conditions that foster their development in decades - a challenge to which psychologists and educators must respond. Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I. Human Abilities in Theoretical Cultures: 1. The abilities of mankind: a revaluation S. H. Irvine and J. W. Berry; 2. A triatchic view of intelligence in cross-cultural perspective Robert J. Sternberg; 3. The biological basis of intelligence H. J. Eysenck; 4. Speed of information processing and population differences Arthur R. Jensen; 5. The factor model as a theoretical basis for individual differences Joseph R. Royce; 6. The meaning of item bias in ability tests Ype H. Poortinga and Henk van der Flier; Part II. Cultural Responses to Ability Measurement: 7. The British ‘cultural influence?on ability testing Paul Kline; 8. Cultural influences on patterns of abilities in North America Philip Anthony Vernon, Douglas N. Jackson and Samuel Messick; 9. Human abilities in the Eastern Mediterranean Cigdem Kagitcibasi and Isik Savasir; 10. The Norwegian tests and measuremtns in cultural context Knut A. Hagtvet and Johan O. Undheim; 11. Human assessment in Australia Daphne M. Keats and John A. Keats; 12. Test performance of blacks in Southern Africa I. M. Kendall, Mary Ann Vester and J. W. Von Mollendorf; 13. Individual differences among the peoples of china J. W. C. Chan and Philip E. Vernon; 14. japanese abilities and achievements Saburo Iwawaki and Philip E. Vernon; Part III. Cultural Limits Upon Human Assessment: 15. Native North Americans: Indian and inuit abilities Damian McShane and J. W. Berry; 16. Aboriginal cognition and psychological nescience L. Z. Klich; 17. Testing Bushmen in the Central Kalahari Helmut Reuning; 18. Caste and cognitive processes J. P. Das and Amulya Kanti Satpathy Khurana; 19. Educational adaptation and achievement of ethnic minority adolescents in Britain Gajendra K. Verma; 20. The diminishing test performance gap between English speakers and Afrikaans speakers in South Africa J. M. Verster and R. J. Prinsloo; Author index; Subject index. Printed Pages: 640. 006810

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11 Idea of Personality: Dr Annie Besant Memorial Endowment Lectures, University of Madras

P.N. Srinivasachari

The Adyar Library and Research Centre, Chennai, India, 1951, 0-8356-7262-X / 9780835672627, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good, 14.5 x 22 Cm 
Printed Pages: 94. 013696

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12 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

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13 Models of Simultaneity and Sequentiality in Human Cognition (PdR Press Publications in Cognition 2)

Marshall Durbin

The Peter De Ridder Press, Lisse, The Netherlands, 1975, 90-316-0040-7 / 9789031600403, First Edition, Paperback, Very Good, 16 x 24 Cm 
Printed Pages: 27. Slightly soiled covers. 015481

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14 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

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15 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

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16 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

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17 Personalities & Cultures: Readings in Psychological Anthropology

Robert Hunt (ed.)

University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, USA, 1976, 0-292-76429-4 / 9780292764293, Third Printing, Paperback, Brand New, Brand New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
New book 004890

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18 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

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19 Studies in the Behaviour of Social Interaction

Adam Kendon

Indiana University Press, Bloomington, USA, 1977, 0-87750-198-X / 9780877501985, First Edition, Paperback, Fair, 15 Cms x 23 Cms 
Printed Pages: 268. Scratched cover. 008015

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20 The Fabrics of Culture: The Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment (World Anthropology Series)

Justone A. Cordwell and Ronald A. Schwarz (eds.)

Mouton Publishers, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1979, 90-279-7910-3 / 9789027979100, First Edition, Hard Cover, As New, As New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 514. 016706

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21 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

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22 The Making of Cognitive Science: Essays in Honour of George A. Miller

William Hirst (ed.)

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1988, 0-521-34255-4 / 9780521342551, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, Very Good, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Cognitive Science is a relatively new field that has grown to maturity over the past 30 years. It represents the convergence of workers in diverse disciplines- artificial intelligence, cognitive psychology- in a unified effort to understand human mental life. This book is a collection of essays about the development of cognitive science by colleagues of George A. Miller, a central figure whose own intellectual history is to a large extent a history of the field. The distinguished contributors were invited to write about the period in which each of them was most closely associated with him - to try to recapture on paper the intellectual climate of the time and to place, retrospectively, each successive research venture in its larger context. They take the story from work on formalism in psychology in the late 1950¹s to the organization of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Harvard, where many first-generation cognitive psychologists were trained, to the expanding interdisciplinary enterprises of first psycholinguistics and then the cognitive neuroscience, and finally to the institutionalization of cognitive science within universities. Together, they essays constitute a fascinating and readable personal account of the way in which an exciting new science has come into being. The Making of Cognitive Science will be welcomed by broad audience in the cognitive science community, as well as by historians of psychology. Printed Pages: 296. 003131

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23 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

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24 Topics in Cognitive Development, Volume 2: Language and Operational Thought

Barbara Z. Presseisen, David Goldstein, and Marilyn H. Appel (eds.)

Plenum Press, New York, USA, 1978, 0-306-33002-4 / 9780306330025, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, Fair, 16 Cms x 24 Cms 
Printed Pages: 225. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. 008401

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