The Ways and Power of Love: Types, Factors, and Techniques of Moral Transformation

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Mai 2002



Originally published in 1954 when Pitirim Sorokin was leading the Harvard Research Center in Creative Altruism, The Ways and Power of Love was Sorokin's elaborate scientific analysis of love with regard to its higher and lower forms, its causes and effects, its human and cosmic significance, and its core features, creating the first study on this topic. The reissue of Sorokin's classic work allows a new generation to move forward with his endeavor at a time when civilization itself continues to be threatened by a marked inability to live up to the ideal of love for all humankind.


Pitirim Sorokin was a controversial figure in twentieth-century sociology and a pioneer in the scientific study of unlimited love. He served as the founding chairman of the sociology department of Harvard University and established the Harvard Research Center in Creative Altruism. Stephen G. Post is a professor at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University.


"The work's breadth should interest many working on various discipline-specific issues related to love and altruism."
EAN: 9781890151867
ISBN: 1890151866
Untertitel: Timeless Classi. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2002
Seitenanzahl: 552 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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