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The Resource Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification, Christopher Peterson & Martin E.P. Seligman

Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification, Christopher Peterson & Martin E.P. Seligman

Label
Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification
Title
Character strengths and virtues
Title remainder
a handbook and classification
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Peterson & Martin E.P. Seligman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking handbook of character strengths and virtues is the first progress report from a prestigious group of researchers who have undertaken the systematic classification and measurement of widely valued positive traits. They approach good character in terms of separate strengths- authenticity, persistence, kindness, gratitude, hope, humor, and so on- each of which exists in degrees
Cataloging source
DLC
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1950 February 18-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peterson, Christopher
Index
index present
LC call number
BF818
LC item number
.P38 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Seligman, Martin E. P
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Character
  • Virtues
  • Character
  • Virtues
  • Persoonlijkheid
  • Deugden
  • Charakteranalyse
  • Persönlichkeitsentwicklung
  • Tugend
  • Caractère
  • Personnalité
  • Psychologie positive
  • Vertu
Label
Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification, Christopher Peterson & Martin E.P. Seligman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 645-762) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section I. Background -- 1. Introduction to a "Manual of the sanities" -- 2. Universal virtues? : Lessons from history -- 3. Previous classifications of character strengths -- Section II. Strengths of character : on: Strengths of wisdom and knowledge : -- 4. Creativity [originality, ingenuity] -- 5. Curiosity [interest, novelty-seeking, openness to experience] -- 6. Open-mindedness [judgment, critical thinking] -- 7. Love of learning -- 8. Perspective [wisdom] -- Strengths of courage : -- 9. Bravery [valor] -- 10. Persistence [perseverance, industriousness] -- 11. Integrity [authenticity, honesty] -- 12. Vitality [zest, enthusiasm, vigor, energy] -- Strengths of humanity : -- 13. Love -- 14. Kindness [generosity, nurturance, care, compassion, altruistic love, "niceness"] -- 15. Social intelligence [emotional intelligence, personal intelligence] -- Strengths of justice : -- 16. Citizenship [social responsibility, loyalty, teamwork] -- 17. Fairness -- 18.Leadership -- Strengths of temperance : -- 19. Forgiveness and mercy -- 20. Modesty and humility -- 21. Prudence -- 22. Self-regulation [self-control] -- Strengths of transcendence : -- 23. Appreciation of beauty and excellence [awe, wonder, elevation] -- 24. Gratitude -- 25. Hope [optimism, future-mindedness, future orientation] -- 26. Humor [playfulness] -- 27. Spirituality [religiousness, faith, purpose] -- Conclusions : -- 28. Assessment and applications
Control code
53434919
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 800 pages
Isbn
9780195167016
Lccn
2003024320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195167016
System control number
(OCoLC)53434919
Label
Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification, Christopher Peterson & Martin E.P. Seligman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 645-762) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section I. Background -- 1. Introduction to a "Manual of the sanities" -- 2. Universal virtues? : Lessons from history -- 3. Previous classifications of character strengths -- Section II. Strengths of character : on: Strengths of wisdom and knowledge : -- 4. Creativity [originality, ingenuity] -- 5. Curiosity [interest, novelty-seeking, openness to experience] -- 6. Open-mindedness [judgment, critical thinking] -- 7. Love of learning -- 8. Perspective [wisdom] -- Strengths of courage : -- 9. Bravery [valor] -- 10. Persistence [perseverance, industriousness] -- 11. Integrity [authenticity, honesty] -- 12. Vitality [zest, enthusiasm, vigor, energy] -- Strengths of humanity : -- 13. Love -- 14. Kindness [generosity, nurturance, care, compassion, altruistic love, "niceness"] -- 15. Social intelligence [emotional intelligence, personal intelligence] -- Strengths of justice : -- 16. Citizenship [social responsibility, loyalty, teamwork] -- 17. Fairness -- 18.Leadership -- Strengths of temperance : -- 19. Forgiveness and mercy -- 20. Modesty and humility -- 21. Prudence -- 22. Self-regulation [self-control] -- Strengths of transcendence : -- 23. Appreciation of beauty and excellence [awe, wonder, elevation] -- 24. Gratitude -- 25. Hope [optimism, future-mindedness, future orientation] -- 26. Humor [playfulness] -- 27. Spirituality [religiousness, faith, purpose] -- Conclusions : -- 28. Assessment and applications
Control code
53434919
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiv, 800 pages
Isbn
9780195167016
Lccn
2003024320
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780195167016
System control number
(OCoLC)53434919

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