Self and Identity in Modern Psychology and Indian Thought

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Springer US, Sep 30, 1998 - Psychology - 416 pages
Paranjpe, a psychologist/philosopher born and raised in colonial India, explores the dual cultural legacy of Europe and India. He looks at a wide range of topics: the concept of person in the intellectual social history of the West; self and ego; the denial and affirmation of the self in India and the West; Erik Erikson's views of person, self, and identity; the Advaita Vedantic view of the self and personhood; the psychology of action; the psychology of affect; and the psychology of cognition. Includes a glossary of Sanskrit terms. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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