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The Resource The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy : the legacy of Epictetus, Arthur Still and Windy Dryden, (electronic resource)

The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy : the legacy of Epictetus, Arthur Still and Windy Dryden, (electronic resource)

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The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy : the legacy of Epictetus
Title
The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy
Title remainder
the legacy of Epictetus
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Still and Windy Dryden
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Language
eng
Summary
This book brings together the papers written by the authors over the last fifteen years on the historical and philosophical foundations of Albert Ellis' Rational Psychotherapy (later Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, REBT) and its relationship to Stoicism, especially the later practical form represented by Epictetus. It goes beneath the well known similarities between Stoic "spiritual exercises" and modern psychotherapy, to look at the cause of these similarities. These lie in the conceptual continuities that connect the Stoics and other ancient philosophies with the modern cultural framew
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Dryden, Windy
Dewey number
616.891
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Still, Arthur
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  • Epictetus
  • Psychotherapy
  • Stoics
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The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy : the legacy of Epictetus, Arthur Still and Windy Dryden, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE The place of rationality in Stoicism and REBT; CHAPTER TWO Ellis and Epictetus: dialogue vs. method in psychotherapy; CHAPTER THREE The intellectual origins of Rational Psychotherapy: twentieth-century writers; CHAPTER FOUR REBT and rationality: philosophical approaches; CHAPTER FIVE Rationality and the shoulds; CHAPTER SIX When did a psychologist last discuss "chagrin"? American psychology's continuing moral project; CHAPTER SEVEN The social psychology of "pseudoscience": a brief history
  • CHAPTER EIGHT Historical aspects of mindfulness and self-acceptance in psychotherapyCHAPTER NINE Marginalisation is not unbearable; is it even undesirable?; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; INDEX
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ocn795120242
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unknown
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1 online resource (xxvii, 237 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781849409926
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)795120242
Label
The historical and philosophical context of rational psychotherapy : the legacy of Epictetus, Arthur Still and Windy Dryden, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHORS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE The place of rationality in Stoicism and REBT; CHAPTER TWO Ellis and Epictetus: dialogue vs. method in psychotherapy; CHAPTER THREE The intellectual origins of Rational Psychotherapy: twentieth-century writers; CHAPTER FOUR REBT and rationality: philosophical approaches; CHAPTER FIVE Rationality and the shoulds; CHAPTER SIX When did a psychologist last discuss "chagrin"? American psychology's continuing moral project; CHAPTER SEVEN The social psychology of "pseudoscience": a brief history
  • CHAPTER EIGHT Historical aspects of mindfulness and self-acceptance in psychotherapyCHAPTER NINE Marginalisation is not unbearable; is it even undesirable?; CONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; INDEX
Control code
ocn795120242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849409926
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120242

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