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ERIC Number: EJ1157142
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0278-3193
Through the Dabrowski Lens: Philosophy, Faith, and the Personality Ideal
Harper, Amanda J.; Clifford, Christine
Roeper Review, v39 n4 p262-268 2017
Kazimierz Dabrowski's (1902-1980) five-level theory of personality development, the Theory of Positive Disintegration, is one in which the experience of all emotions is essential for the process of individual growth toward the personality ideal. In this article, we introduce the phenomenological and existential influences on Dabrowski, including the influence of Søren Kierkegaard. We also examine Dabrowski's reflections on faith, Christianity, God, and human purpose, with particular reference to his unpublished manuscript, "Confessions of Faith in Thoughts and Aphorisms".
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Language: English
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