ERIC Number: EJ195867
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Publication Date: 1979-Feb
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Nihilism: Belief Crisis of Youth.
Mitchell, John J.
Counseling and Values, v23 n2 p82-89 Feb 1979
The author identifies three distinct variations of youthful nihilism. Transitory nihilism refers to a temporary adolescent condition brought about by intellectual and moral growth. Reflective nihilism refers to the attempt to make nihilism a legitimate philosophy. Psychogenic nihilism refers to a condition of psychic instability brought about by prolonged periods of nonbelief. (Author)
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