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Creativity and Moral Vision in Psychology

Creativity and Moral Vision in Psychology
Narratives on Identity and Commitment in a Postmodern Age

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May 1998 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
What is the nature of knowledge and moral commitment in a postmodern age of relativism? What drives the creativity and dedication of leaders of a profession? How do professional lives reflect moral identity and development?

To answer these questions, the author of this volume examines seven psychologists' personal accounts of their moral and professional development. In doing so she develops and applies a conceptual framework that links knowledge interests and creativity in professional life to identify development and existential choices.

Lisa Tsoi Hoshmand

Lisa Tsoi Hoshmand, Ph.D. is Professor of Counseling and Psychology at Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  She is the author/editor of three books and over forty other publications.  Her recent work includes an edited book, Creativity and moral vision in Psychology: Narratives of identity and commitment in a postmodern age (Sage, 1998), an article “Narrative psychology” in the Encyclopedia of psychology (American Psychological Association and Oxford University Press, 1999/2000), the book chapter “Psychotherapy as an instrument of culture” in Critical issues in psychotherapy (Sage, 2001), and an article “Narratology,... More About Author

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