Abraham H. Maslow


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
April 01, 1908

Died
June 08, 1970

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In 1908, Abraham H. Maslow was born, the first of seven children, to immigrant Russian Jewish parents, in New York City. He received his BA in 1930, his MA in 1931 and his Ph.D in 1934, all in psychology, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Maslow taught full time at Brooklyn College, then at Brandeis, where he was named Chair of Psychology in 1951. Maslow, a humanist-based psychologist, is known for proposing the "hierarchy of needs" to be met so an individual can achieve "self-actualization." In analysing achievers, Maslow found they were reality-centered. Among his many books was Religion, Values and Peak-Experiences, which is not a freethought treatise, but which did not limit "peak experiences" to the religious or necessarily asc ...more

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The Farther Reaches of Huma...

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Religions, Values, and Peak...

4.09 avg rating — 497 ratings — published 1964 — 14 editions
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Hierarchy of Needs: A Theor...

4.17 avg rating — 532 ratings — published 1943 — 19 editions
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Maslow on Management

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Self-Actualization

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A Theory of Human Motivation

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The Psychology of Science: ...

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Future Visions: The Unpubli...

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More books by Abraham H. Maslow…
“To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.”
Abraham Maslow

“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.”
Abraham Maslow, Toward a Psychology of Being

“It isn't normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement.”
Abraham Harold Maslow