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Wisdom : Its Nature, Origins, and Development
Sternberg, Robert J. (Edt)
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / 1990-05-01 / 0521367182
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349 pages
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This authoritative volume represents the only complete collection of psychological views on wisdom currently available. Considered an elusive psychological construct until recently, wisdom is currently attracting interest as an independent field. The acclaimed psychologist Robert Sternberg perceived the need to document the progress made in the field, and to point the way for future theory and progress. The resulting book introduces the concept of wisdom, considers philosophical issues and developmental approaches, and covers folk conceptions of the topic. The final chapter presents an integration of the fascinating and comprehensive material.

"...designed to review what has already been done as well as to point the way toward future theory and research." Science News

R. J. Sternberg, D. N. Robinson, M. Csikszentmihalyi, K. Rathunde, G. Labouvie-Vief, P. Baltes, J. Smith, M. J. Chandler, S. Holliday, L. Orwoll, M. Parlmutter, J. A. Meacham, K. S. Kitchener, H. G. Brenner, P. K. Arlin, J. Pascual-Leone, D. Kramer, J. E. Birren

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