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Journey From a Materialist to a Postmaterialist Perspective—A Portrait

Len Sperry

in The Oxford Handbook of Psychology and Spirituality

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199729920
Published online November 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199729920.013.0040

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Journey From a Materialist to a Postmaterialist Perspective—A Portrait

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It is not uncommon for the course of one's professional and personal life to evolve. Often this evolution involves significant changes in assumptions and premises about science and human nature. The career trajectory of a professional clinician and researcher is described in terms of three distinct phases: materialistic, dualistic, and postmaterialistic.

Keywords: Materialism; postmaterialism; dualism; philosophy of science

Article.  1751 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Cognitive Psychology

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