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A psychology of nothingness

William F. Kraft

A psychology of nothingness

by William F. Kraft

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Published by Westminster Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Existential psychology,
  • Nothing (Philosophy),
  • Emotions,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [159]-160.

    Statementby William F. Kraft.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF204.5 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5427025M
    ISBN 100664209971
    LC Control Number73021809

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On the other hand, nothingness seems to be implicitly embedded in many scholars' work. This duality of explicitly and implicitly expressed ideas about nothingness reveals how psychology finds inspiration in philosophy, and vice versa.

The book aims to illustrate how the concept of the presence of absence―nothingness―fills a void in contemporary psychological theorizing.4/5(1).

Kraft tries to demonstrate how ""depression and anxiety can be joyful,"" as he analyzes in turn the joys of loneliness, aloneness, guilt, frustration, anger, boredom, apathy and anguish -- different ways of experiencing what he refers to as ""nothingness."". Book Review: IV. Practical Studies: A Psychology of Nothingness Show all authors.

Wade Rowatt. Wade Rowatt. See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this author. First Published February 1, Book Review. Book Review: Clothed in Nothingness: Consolation for Suffering. Show details. Book Review: Encounter With Author: Wade Rowatt. Publisher Synopsis "[V]ery little has been said in psychology about "nothing," a fact that makes this volume an important contribution to the discipline.

The book itself brings together scholars who seem to be reconceptualizing their work from a "nothingness" framework. Kevin L. Flannery - - In Craig Steven Titus (ed.), Philosophical Psychology: Psychology, Emotions, and Freedom. Catholic University of America Press. Catholic University of America Press.

Psychology of Openness: Phenomenological-Existential Approach to Experience and : William F. Kraft. On the other hand, nothingness seems to be implicitly embedded in many scholars' work. This duality of explicitly and implicitly expressed ideas about nothingness reveals how psychology finds inspiration in philosophy, and vice versa.

The book aims to illustrate how the concept of the presence of absence—nothingness—fills a void in contemporary psychological theorizing. The book describes the suspicion that the whole sensualist paradigm misses something important which deserves some attention.

It deals with how to understand nothingness in relation to sense modalities and psyche and analyzes nothingness as the historical character of microgenetic : Jytte Bang, Ditte Winther-Lindqvist. Summary This book addresses nothingness as not only the untangible presence of an emotional, cultural, social, or even political void tha.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: psychology of nothingness. The Philosophy of Nothingness Theory explains the role of attraction-to-equilibrium in human brain/mind systems. This content is currently found in various places in the document such as essays in Applied Nothingness Theory, and the unfinished conclusion to.

Being and Nothingness: A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology () is a philosophical treatise by Jean-Paul Sartre that is regarded as the beginning of the growth of existentialism in the 20th century. The French title is L'Être et le Néant. Its main purpose was to define the consciousness as transcendent.

Another perspective on the matter from a scientific angle is the work of the physicist Lawrence Krauss, particularly his book A Universe from Nothing, in which he explores the idea of the universe having been derived from a quantum vacuum (which may or may not be the same as a philosophical concept of the nothingness of the Void, depending on how it is defined).

Psychology Definition of NOTHINGNESS: noun. With regard to existentialism, the belief which postulates nothing is observed to structure existence.

It. Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology, sometimes published with the subtitle A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre.

In the book, Sartre develops a philosophical account in support of his existentialism, dealing with topics such as consciousness, perception, social philosophy, self-deception, the existence of "nothingness", Author: Jean-Paul Sartre. That kind of relaxation. The la dolce far niente.

The sweetness of doing nothing and enjoying where we are in the present moment is the greatest thanks we can give for the lives and blessings we have. This is a very brief, illustrated book. Each image is a circle that stands alone on the left-hand page, with some text on the right.

It is very good writing, and it is hard to criticize spiritual writing for being to breif, because it ideally should be something that you think about while not reading/5. The Psychology of Doing Nothing. Professor Helga Drummond. He who hesitates is lost. (Proverb) Fools rush in.

(Proverb) Inaction: The Highest Form of Action. To-day I want to explore a contradiction. On the one hand, the proverb teachers that who hesitates is lost.

On the other hand, we learn that “fools rush in”. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses the personality psychology that became an identifiable discipline in the social sciences in During that decade a number of separate lines of inquiry came together, culminating in the highly integrated programs for the field generated by Allport inMurray inand Lewin in.

book immediately, and consult the outline included in the course packet. The next main thing we will be reading is Sartre’s Transcendence of the Ego. This is a difficult but extremely exciting book on the Philosophy of Mind. It introduces many of the main themes we will see in Being and Size: 1MB.Consciousness is the existence of every conceivable description of a condition or state of being.

I am speaking of Consciousness in the Cosmic sense, not in the human sense. Human consciousness is IN Cosmic consciousness. We have the capacity.The power to transform into or have a body made up of nothingness. Technique of Nothingness Manipulation.

User is made up of or can transform their body completely into nothingness. User can be anatomically identical to their normal form, aside of being made of nothingness, in which case it is somewhat vulnerable to attacks. Alternately, the user can transform into complete nothingness.