All Books By Erik H. Erikson

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  1. Book ImageThe Erik Erikson Reader

    "This volume, ably assembled and introduced by Robert Coles, presents the Essential Erikson."—Howard GardnerMore

  2. Book ImageThe Life Cycle Completed

    "This book will last and last, because it contains the wisdom of two wonderfully knowing observers of our human destiny."—Robert ColesMore

  3. Book ImageA Way of Looking at Things

    Erik H. Erikson's way of looking at things has contributed significantly to the understanding of human development and the nature of man.More

  4. Book ImageVital Involvement in Old Age

    Erikson's now-famous concept of the life cycle delineates eight stages of psychological development through which each of us progresses.More

  5. Book ImageInsight and Responsibility

    In the six essays contained in this text the author reflects on the ethical implications of psychoanalytical insight.More

  6. Book ImageIdentity

    Identity: Youth and Crisis collects Erik H. Erikson's major essays on topics originating in the concept of the adolescent identity crisis.More

  7. Book ImageIdentity and the Life Cycle

    Erik H. Erikson's remarkable insights into the relationship of life history and history began with observations on a central stage of life: identity development in adolescence.More

  8. Book ImageChildhood and Society

    The landmark work on the social significance of childhood.More

  9. Book ImageYoung Man Luther

    In this psychobiography, Erik H. Erikson brings his insights on human development and the identity crisis to bear on the prominent figure of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther.More

  10. Book ImageGandhi's Truth

    In this study of Mahatma Gandhi, psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson explores how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant non-violence and India became the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.More

  11. Book ImageDimensions of a New Identity

    The two lectures presented in this important volume were delivered by Erik H. Erikson at the second annual Jefferson Lectures in the Humanities, sponsored by The National Endowment for the Humanitites.More

  12. Book ImageActivity, Recovery, Growth

    In 1951 Joan M. Erikson, a craftswoman and writer, was asked to develop a program of planned activities for the patients at the Austen Riggs Center, a small private institution for the emotionally disturbed. In this book she and her co-workers describe their experience and its wider applications.More

  13. Book ImageAdulthood

    Explores the place of adulthood & old age in the human life cycle as well as the crises brought on by physical aging.More

  14. Book ImageLife History and the Historical Moment

    One of the most powerful (though deceptively simple) of current ideas is Erik H. Erikson's insight into the nature of the interrelationships of the psychogenic development of an individual and the historical development of the times.More

  15. Book ImageToys and Reasons

    In a moment in our history beset with grave doubts, Erik H. Erickson inquires into the nature and structure of the shared visions which invigorate some eras and seemed so fatefully lacking in others. He illustrates the human propensity for play and vision, from the toy world of childhood to the dream life of adults, and from the artist's imagination to the scientist's reason. Finally, he enlarges on the origins and structure of one shared vision of universal significance, namely, the American Dream. Such a worldview, he concludes, consists of both vision and counter vision (political and religious, economic and technological, artistic and scientific) which vie with each other to give a coherent meaning to shared realities and to liberate individual and communal energy.More

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