Please understand me: character & temperament types

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Prometheus Nemesis, 1984 - Family & Relationships - 210 pages
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Professor Keirsey is a long time clinical psychologist of the gestalt-field systems school. After 30 years of treating hundreds of teaching, parenting, marriage, and management problems, Dr. Keirsey now challenges the reader to "Abondon the Pygmalion Project", that endless and fruitless attempt to change the Other into a carbon copy of Oneself.

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User Review  - Kathie - Goodreads

Much more interesting that the current slew of "What Kind of ____ Are YOU?" quizzes cluttering up my feed on Facebook. Actually read it about 25 years ago. Read full review

Review: Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

User Review  - Al Maki - Goodreads

If you're not familiar with the idea behind the book, it goes like this: There are a small set of modalities whose balance determines subjective experience: you are an introvert or an extravert, you ... Read full review


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About the author (1984)

David Barsamian is a broadcast journalist and director of Alternative Radio. He is well known for his interviews of Noam Chomsky, which have been collected in several volumes. These include Chronicles of Dissent, Keeping the Rabble in Line: Interviews with David Barsamian, and Class Warfare: Interviews with David Barsamian. His interviews with Edward Said have also been collected, in The Pen and the Sword: Conversations with David Barsamian.

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