Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Toys and Reasons: Stages in the Ritualization of Experience” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Toys and Reasons: Stag...
Erik H. Erikson
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Toys and Reasons: Stages in the Ritualization of Experience

3.29  ·  Rating Details  ·  7 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Erickson postulates that a space-time orientation provided by a viable worldview is, complimentary to the inner work of the individual psyche and is attuned to its multiple functions. In a central chapter, the author links the phylogeny and the ontogeny of worldviews by describing stages in the ritualization of everyday life--that is, the interplay of customs (including th ...more
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published February 28th 1977 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published February 1977)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Toys and Reasons, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Toys and Reasons

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-19 of 19)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Bessie Stokes
Bessie Stokes marked it as to-read
May 05, 2016
Susie marked it as to-read
Apr 25, 2016
Tom rated it liked it
Jan 21, 2016
Vivi marked it as to-read
Mar 03, 2016
Amada marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2014
Eric Jensen
Eric Jensen marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2014
George rated it really liked it
Jun 11, 2014
Yeom Seonah
Yeom Seonah marked it as to-read
Feb 19, 2014
Matthew Literovich
Matthew Literovich rated it did not like it
Feb 15, 2014
Meg rated it it was amazing
Jun 05, 2013
Vaibhav rated it really liked it
Feb 22, 2013
Tyler Kendrick
Tyler Kendrick marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2013
Tom rated it liked it
Dec 26, 2012
Lindsay Cross
Lindsay Cross marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2012
María Lourenzo
María Lourenzo rated it liked it
Jan 17, 2012
Rhea marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Erik Erikson was a German-born American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychosocial development of human beings. He may be most famous for coining the phrase identity crisis. His son, Kai T. Erikson, is a noted American sociologist.

Although Erikson lacked even a bachelor's degree, he served as a professor at prominent institutions such as Harvard and Yale.
More about Erik H. Erikson...

Share This Book