By Frank Dumont
Frank Dumont provides present character psychology with a clean description of its present prestige in addition to its clients. Play, intercourse, delicacies, creativity, altruism, pets, grieving rituals, and different oft-neglected issues increase the scope of this attention-grabbing research. This tract is imbued with old views that demonstrate the continuity within the evolving technology and examine of this self-discipline over the last century. the writer locations vintage schemas and constructs, in addition to present rules, within the context in their socio-political catalysts. He extra relates this research of the individual to life-span developmental concerns and to cultural, gender-specific, trait-based, genetic/epigenetic, and evolutionary study findings. character psychology has lately reconciled itself to extra modest paradigms for describing, explaining, and predicting human behaviour than it generated within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This e-book records that transformation, supplying important details for health-service pros in addition to to academics, researchers, and scientists.
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A continual cougher irritates my lungs and throat … I catch the disease that I study, and lodge it in me. I do not ﬁnd it strange that imagination brings fevers and death to those who give it a free hand and encourage it … We drip with sweat, we tremble, we turn pale and turn red at the blows of our imagination; reclining in our feather beds we feel our bodies agitated by their impact, sometimes to the point of expiring. ” (pp. 91–92) 22 A history of personality psychology Clearly secularization of scholarship and, to a lesser extent, the visual and dramatic arts, was emerging in the 1500s.
Its contrast to the secular, material, natural order of science and industry has been eloquently analyzed by Henry Adams (1838–1918) in “The dynamo and the Virgin,” Chapter 25 of his autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams ( 2000). The Middle Ages and the rise of individualism The individual in love Romantic love is by its very nature selective, personal, and idiosyncratic; it is born of the eyes and the “heart” of these lovers and no others. It is the meshing of two distinct personalities in a bond that purports to be indissoluble and eternal.
It assumed eremitical and monastic forms in which adherents committed to lifelong celibacy and a most austere life style. The more mainstream cult of the Virgin, which inspired millions to embrace a life of celibacy, also inspired the most brilliant artistic creations of the high Middle Ages (eleventh to ﬁfteenth centuries): the magniﬁcent cathedrals with their radiant windows and soaring, vaulted arches, as well as the works of pen, brush, and chisel. Its contrast to the secular, material, natural order of science and industry has been eloquently analyzed by Henry Adams (1838–1918) in “The dynamo and the Virgin,” Chapter 25 of his autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams ( 2000).
A History of Personality Psychology: Theory, Science, and Research from Hellenism to the Twenty-First Century by Frank Dumont