The open and closed mind: investigations into the nature of belief systems and personality systems

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Basic Books, 1960 - Political Science - 447 pages

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Contents

Introduction
3
The Theory and Measurement
29
A Fundamental Distinction Between Open and Closed
54
The Measurement of Open and Closed Systems
71
The Nature of General Authori
99
Dogmatism and Opinionation in Religion and Politics
109
Two Kinds of Prejudice or One?
132
plorations into the Relation Between Belief
169
The Enjoyment of New Musical Systems
270
Recapitulation of Part Three
285
The Study of Disbelief Systems
291
Some Behavioral Manifestations of Disbelief Systems
312
Belief Systems
333
Open and Closed Systems in Relation to Anxiety
347
Time Perspective Dogmatism and Anxiety
366
The Effect of Threat on the Dogmatization of Cathol
376

An Experi
182
The Roles
196
A Comparison Between
215
An Experimental Analogy
225
The Formation of New Perceptual Systems
257
Summing
389
Appendix A Comparison Retween Communist and Other
413
The GoughSanford Rigidity Scale
419
Index
433
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