The Ways and Power of Love: Types, Factors, and Techniques of Moral Transformation

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Templeton Foundation Press, 2002 - Philosophy - 552 pages
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A scientific analysis of love with regard to its higher and lower forms, its causes and effects, its human and cosmic significance.
 

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Contents

The Manifoldness of Love and Its Main Aspects
3
The FiveDimensional Universe of Psychosocial Love
15
Tentative Considerations on Production Accumulation
36
Power of Creative Love
47
Mental Structure and Energies of Man
83
of man The unconscious in man The bioconscious in man The socioconscious
98
Forms and Ways of Personality Integration and Creativity
115
Supreme Love and the Supraconscious
125
Trials and Pains of Reintegration of Behavior
255
Types of Control of Biological Drives
273
The EgoCentered and the EgoTranscending Forms
287
The Techniques of Altruistic Transformation continued
309
The Techniques of Altruistic Transformation concluded
332
The Unified Techniques of Patanjalis and Other Yogas
356
The Monastic System of Techniques
377
Monastic Psychoanalysis Counseling and Therapy
409

Three Types of Altruists and Three Courses
144
Ideological and Behavioral Altruistic SelfIdentification
175
Factors in the Early Integration of the Fortunate
184
Inner Conflicts and Precipitating Factors
206
Preconversion disintegration of their egosvaluesgroup affiliations The non
225
Types of Altruistic Rearrangement of Group Affiliations
232
Techniques of Contemporary Free Brotherhoods
441
From Tribal Egoism to Universal Altruism
459
Notes
491
Index of Names
537
Index of Subjects
547
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Sorokin was a controversial figure in twentieth-century sociology and a pioneer in the scientific study of unlimited love. He served as the founding chairman of the sociology department of Harvard University and established the Harvard Research Center in Creative Altruism.

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