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Description - The Protean Self by Robert Jay Lifton

Proteanismor the protean selfdescribes a psychological phenomenon integral to our times. We live in a world marked by breathtaking historical change and instantaneous global communication. Our lives seem utterly unpredictable: there are few absolutes. Rather than collapsing under these threats and pulls, Robert Jay Lifton tells us, the self turns out to be remarkably resilient. Like the Greek god Proteaus, who was able to change shape in response to crisis, we create new psychological combinations, immersing ourselves in fresh and surprising endeavors over our lifetimes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465064212
ISBN-10: 0465064213
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 153mm x 16mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Basic Books
Publish Date: 14-Dec-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert Jay Lifton

Robert Jay Lifton is Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at John Jay College and the Graduate centre of the City University of New York, and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is also director of the centre on Violence and Human Survival. Dr. Lifton is the author of many books, including The Nazi Doctors and Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima, which won the National Book Award.

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