Title

A Conceptual Analysis of Humanistic Education and the Theories of Abrahamh H. Maslow and Their Relationship to Higher Education

Date of Award

1976

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Higher Education

Advisor(s)

Edward F. Kelly

Keywords

Humanist, Educational role, Fully human person, Piaget, Bruner

Subject Categories

Education

Abstract

This dissertation presents an investigation of humanistic education and the theories of Abraham Maslow and their relationship to American higher education. It has two objectives:

I. The first purpose of this study is to develop a definition of humanistic education ...

II. The second purpose of this study is to investigate the role that humanistic education has been and is playing in higher education. ...

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