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Superiority and Social Interest: A Collection of Later Writings
Two key ideas in Alfred Adler’s thinking are reflected in these twenty-one papers: the individual’s striving toward some kind of individually conceived superiority, perfection, or success and the healthy person’s need to connect that striving with social interest—concern for the common good. The selections provide a survey of the wide range of Adler’s theories and clinical ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published July 17th 1979 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published March 22nd 1973)
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Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance of feelings of inferiority - the inferiority complex - is recognised as isolating an element which plays a key role in personality developmentMore about Alfred Adler...