Horizons in Buddhist Psychology: Practice, Research and Theory

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Maurits G. T. Kwee, Kenneth J. Gergen, Fusako Koshikawa
Taos Institute Publications, 2006 - Philosophy - 522 pages
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This book is for those who are interested in Buddhist teachings and all who seek routes to growth in human well-being, particularly therapists, coaches, and scientists. It is a vanguard work that sets a cultural revolution in motion by bringing the fruits of the Buddhist heritage together with contemporary therapy, systematic research, and postmodern thought. The volume contains 28 chapters by 38 contributors from 12 countries, and introduces a range of useful practices, evidence of their efficacy, and integrative theoretical deliberations. Its contents move toward a climax called New Buddhist Psychology.

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Contents

Preface by Yutaka Haruki
9
Foreword by Jan Beskow Astrid Palm Beskow
15
General Introduction
21
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Kenneth J. Gergen is a Senior Research Professor at Swarthmore College, USA, and President of the Taos Institute. He has been the recipient of many awards throughout the world. His major works include Realities and Relationships: Soundings in Social Construction; The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life; and Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community.

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