The Experience of Meaning in Life: Classical Perspectives; Emerging Themes; and Controversies

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book-author

Joshua A. Hicks, Clay Routledge

publisher

Springer

file-type

PDF

pages

434 pages

language

English

asin

B00D1HZ1BC

isbn10

9400765266; 940079648X

isbn13

9789400765269/ 9789400796485


Book Description

The Experience of Meaning in Life: Classical Perspectives; Emerging Themes; and Controversies (PDF) provides an in-depth exploration of the burgeoning field of meaning in life in the psychological sciences; covering conceptual and methodological issues; core psychological mechanisms; cognitive; environmental and personality variables and more.

Review

The editors of The Experience of Meaning in Life have succeeded in exposing readers to a broad range of theoretical and empirical treatments of meaning. Thus; I highly recommend this book as a useful resource for research and applications.” – Paul T. P. Wong; PsycCRITIQUES; Vol. 59 (22); 2014

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Additional information

book-author

Joshua A. Hicks, Clay Routledge

publisher

Springer

file-type

PDF

pages

434 pages

language

English

asin

B00D1HZ1BC

isbn10

9400765266; 940079648X

isbn13

9789400765269/ 9789400796485

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Front Matter….Pages i-xii
Front Matter….Pages 1-1
The Four Needs for Meaning, the Value Gap, and How (and Whether) Society Can Fill the Void….Pages 3-15
A Terror Management Perspective on the Creation and Defense of Meaning….Pages 17-30
I Die, Therefore I Am: The Pursuit of Meaning in the Light of Death….Pages 31-45
Meaning Maintenance Model: Introducing Soren to Existential Social Psychology….Pages 47-59
Trauma and Meaning Making: Converging Conceptualizations and Emerging Evidence….Pages 61-76
Subjective Well-Being and Meaning in Life in a Hostile World: Proposing a Configurative Perspective….Pages 77-86
The Origins of Meaning: Objective Reality, the Unconscious Mind, and Awareness….Pages 87-99
Front Matter….Pages 101-101
Destiny Is in the Details: Action Identification in the Construction and Destruction of Meaning….Pages 103-115
Emotions and Meaning in Life: A Motivational Perspective….Pages 117-128
Meaning and the Horizon of Interpretation: How Goals Structure Our Experience of the World….Pages 129-139
The Meaning of Hope and Vice Versa: Goal-Directed Thinking and the Construction of a Meaningful Life….Pages 141-150
Any Second Could Be the Second: How Thinking About What Might Have Been Affects the Emergence of Meaning and Commitment Across the Adult Life Span….Pages 151-162
Judgments of Meaning in Life Following an Existential Crisis….Pages 163-174
Front Matter….Pages 175-175
Examining the True Self as a Wellspring of Meaning….Pages 177-188
Finding Meaning in the Mirror: The Existential Pursuits of Narcissists….Pages 189-200
“But Wait, It Gets Even Weirder…”: The Meaning of Stories….Pages 201-212
Nostalgia Bolsters Perceptions of a Meaningful Self in a Meaningful World….Pages 213-226
Hardiness as the Existential Courage to Grow Through Searching for Meaning….Pages 227-239
Generativity and the Meaning of Life….Pages 241-255
Unique Contributions of Religion to Meaning….Pages 257-269
Front Matter….Pages 175-175
Death, the Need for Unambiguous Knowledge, and the Construction and Maintenance of Multi-level Meaning….Pages 271-283
Front Matter….Pages 285-285
Attachment Orientations and Meaning in Life….Pages 287-304
The Bidirectional Relationship of Meaning and Belonging….Pages 305-315
Culture: The Grand Web of Meaning….Pages 317-331
Is Happiness a Moving Target? The Relationship Between Residential Mobility and Meaning in Life….Pages 333-345
Front Matter….Pages 347-347
Multilayered Meanings in Health Decision Making: A Terror Management Health Model Analysis….Pages 349-362
Cultivating Meaningfulness at Work….Pages 363-377
A Meaning-Based Intervention for Addiction: Using Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness to Treat Alcohol Abuse….Pages 379-391
Life, Drugs, and the Making of Meaning….Pages 393-403
Meaning in Life as the Aim of Psychotherapy: A Hypothesis….Pages 405-417

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