Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management

The Beauty of the Transcending of the Humanity--Research on Maslow’s Self-actualization Theory

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Hongyu Liu, Lu Han
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humanistic psychology, humanity, self-actualization, peak experience
Abstract
Abraham Harold Maslow is a world-renowned social psychologist, personality theorist and an expert at comparative psychology. Maslow has also made great achievements in philosophy and literature. Maslow is a well-known scholars with his study of self-realization in the West.The concept of self-realization is complex and rich in connotation.He completed the research on the self-fulfilling the original intention of those who are very specific,such as,to identify human beings,to make outstanding contributions to society of people of common personality characteristics,to identify some of the positive human potential value of the goal. Based on his posthumous masterpiece The Topmost Degree of the Human Nature, this article studies origins of the core theories in Maslow’s humanistic psychology with consideration of his literature, philosophy and childhood experiences. Meanwhile, the article also tries to analyze self-actualization and peak experience from the prospective of humanity.
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2013 International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Humanities, and Management (ASSHM-13)
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Advances in Intelligent Systems Research
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December 2013
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978-90-78677-93-2
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