Understanding Human Nature

Understanding Human Nature

Book - 1998
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As relevant today as when written, this timely reprint of a classic in individual psychology shows the way to increased understanding of ourselves and our role in society. What are we? What is our nature and our role? Where are we going and why? It was the psychodynamics behind these central questions that made Understanding Human Nature so important and useful. Originally published in England by Oneworld, and long regarded as a handbook of individual psychology, it introduces the main themes of Alfred Adler's work, including the belief that we are decision-making beings responsible for our own behavior--and capable of changing it. Adler's central aim was to help people live effectively and with a feeling of belonging to the community, and, consequently, Understanding Human Nature's focus is the person in the world, shaping and being shaped by relationships with others. Exploring such themes as the child and society, one's world view, aspects of unreality, character traits, expressions
Publisher: Center City, Minn. : Hazelden, c1998
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9781568381954
1568381956
Branch Call Number: 150.1953 ADL NVD
Additional Contributors: Brett, Colin

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