Book Reviews -- Experiential Guidelines: Practical Guidelines Edited by Tony Hobbes
Goldberg, Carl, American Journal of Psychotherapy
The Freudian Weltanschauung held that humans are objects in the universe--subject to unalterable natural and psychological laws. Modern behavioral science, in sharp contrast, has placed humans at the center of the universe--as much the lawmakers as subjects of natural and social laws. We are seen as capable of choice. However, this worldview recognizes that the freedom to choose necessitates a struggle with the conditions of one's existence. Choice requires an intimate awareness of one's social and psychological realities. Small groups have been recognized by behavioral scientists as the meeting ground between personality and culture.
The aim of Experiential Guidelines is to …
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Publication information: Article title: Book Reviews -- Experiential Guidelines: Practical Guidelines Edited by Tony Hobbes. Contributors: Goldberg, Carl - Author. Journal title: American Journal of Psychotherapy. Volume: 48. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 1994. Page number: 171. © American Journal of Psychotherapy 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.