By the late Henry A. Murray, Dan McAdams
Explorations in Personality, released via Oxford college Press in 1938, set forth a provocative and accomplished time table for the medical research of human character. mixing no-nonsense empiricism with the humanistic wish to comprehend the total individual, the e-book is as suitable to scholars of character psychology at the present time because it used to be to its many readers 70 years in the past. Assisted by way of such eminent colleagues as Erik Erikson and Robert White, Henry Murray set forth a whole thought of human character, illustrated a bevy of inventive equipment for character evaluation, and provided the result of a landmark examine of 50 Harvard males. Explorations in Personality is among the nice classics in twentieth century psychology. This reissue, more suitable by means of Dan McAdams' foreword, which gives a latest assessment of Murray's fulfillment, can be of nice curiosity to scholars and researchers in character psychology and to many different behavioral scientists, students, and common readers who desire to comprehend the psychology of the full individual.
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This i8 EXPLORATIONS IN PERSONALITY will be so because it is the substitution of heartless, denotative, referential symbols for the moving immediacy of living. By employing such a scheme a person's vital moments, once warm and passionately felt, become transformed into a cruelly commonplace formula, which dispossesses them of unique value. The subject himself is stripped and assimilated to a typological category. Much is thereby lost. The discomfort that people feel in the presence of a psychologist is in part the apprehension that they will be catalogued and filed away in his museum of specimens.