Readings in Humanistic Psychology Author:Anthony J. Sutich and Miles A. Vich, eds Readings in Humanistic Psychology is an introduction to an increasingly influential point of view in the psychological sciences. Twenty-four articles, the majority of which were originally published in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, present a representative cross-section of developments in this field. They have been chosen to picture th... more »e current state of humanistic theory, survey, and research in psychology, and their application to human concerns.
The articles include such important contributions as "Toward a Science of the Person" by Carl R. Rogers, "Notes on Being-Psychology" by Abraham H. Maslow, "Human Life Goals in the Humanistic Perspective" by Charlotte Buhler, "Self-Transcendence as a Human Phenomenon" by Viktor Frankl, "Humanistic Psychology and Intentional Community" by Henry Winthrop, "Love Feelings in Courtship Couples: An Analysis" by Ronald P. Harris, and "Student Views of Humanistic vs. Conventional Conceptions of Psychology in the First Psychology Course" by Martin Lindauer.
This carefully balanced presentation of theoretical and applied contributions is a comprehensive sampling of the rising tide of humanistically oriented psychological literature. It will be used as a basic text in courses in humanistic psychology and as a supplementary text in courses devoting some time to the study of the humanistic approach.« less