A Way of Being by Carl R. Rogers

By Carl R. Rogers

The past due Carl Rogers, founding father of the humanistic psychology circulation and father of client-centered treatment, established his life's paintings on his primary trust within the human capability for development. a manner of Being used to be written within the early Eighties, close to the top of Carl Rogers's profession, and serves as a coda to his vintage On turning into an individual. extra philosophical than his previous writings, it lines his expert and private improvement and ends with a prophetic demand a extra humane future.

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The c o n t e m p o r a r y t h e o r y o f B e r l y n e ( 1 9 6 0 , 1 9 6 9 ) [see C h a p t e r 2 ] emphasizes b o t h t h e arousal and r e d u c t i o n in arousal f a c t o r s involved in h u m o r . I . ANIMALS VERSUS HUMANS W h e t h e r laughter a n d / o r h u m o r are s t r i c t l y h u m a n affairs, o r shared w i t h at least t h e higher m a m m a l s , has b e e n p o n d e r e d . T h e r e is a p p a r e n t l y n o disagreement t h a t m e n alone tell j o k e s and engage in t h e m o r e subtle witticisms i n e x t r i c a b l y b o u n d up w i t h o u r advanced intellectual c a p a c i t y (though t h e d a t a on porpoises are n o t i n !

T h e c o n c e p t of laughter as serving an energy-release f u n c t i o n , f o r w h a t e v e r r e a s o n , has c o m e u n d e r criticism. , p l a y i n g at 1. E A R L Y CONCEPTIONS OF HUMOR: V A R I E T I E S A N D I S S U E S 21 fighting r a t h e r t h a n a c t u a l l y fighting. ) McDougall ( 1 9 2 2 ) also believed t h a t n a t u r e had n o need t o c o n s t r u c t a c o m p l e x n e r v o u s m e c h a n i s m f o r t h e service o f releasing an o v e r f l o w of e n e r g y , since this c o u l d b e effected t h r o u g h a n y of t h e o t h e r m o t o r mechanisms.

V . The genesis of the laughter instinct. Psychological Studies, Univ. of Misore, 1 9 2 6 , 1 , 1 - 2 5 . Grandgent, C. H. Getting a laugh and other essays. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Univ. Press, 1 9 2 4 . Gregory, J . C. S o m e theories of laughter. Mind, 1 9 2 3 , 3 2 , 3 2 8 - 3 4 4 . Gregory, J . C. The nature of laughter. L o n d o n : Kegan Paul, 1 9 2 4 . Greig, J . Y . T. The psychology of laughter and comedy. Grotjahn, M. Beyond laughter. New Y o r k : McGraw-Hill, 1 9 5 7 . Guthrie, W.

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