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Free Will, Consciousness and Self: Anthropological Perspectives on Psychology


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Free Will, Consciousness and Self

Anthropological Perspectives on Psychology

Preben Bertelsen

272 pages, 60 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-57181-661-0 $135.00/£99.00 Hb Published (October 2005)

ISBN  978-1-84545-313-8 $29.95/£23.95 Pb Published (October 2006)

eISBN 978-1-78920-370-7 eBook


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What is it to be human? How do we relate to the world, to each other and to our self in a human – in everyday life and when faced with life’s big questions? In this book, the author develops a general theoretical model that might be able to offer a better understanding of the human condition and of the underlying principles of human behavior. The author shows that general psychology, bridging the natural sciences and the social sciences, can make a significant contribution to a general anthropology.

Preben Bertelsen is Associate Professor and Head of Study in the Department of Psychology at the University of Aarhus, Denmark. His areas of interest include Social Psychology, Psychology of the personality and Anthropological Psychology.

Subject: Theory and Methodology Cultural Studies (General)


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