Howards End

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The present paper is an attempt to formulate a positive theory of motivation which will satisfy these theoretical demands and at the same time conform to the known facts, clinical and observational as well as experimental. It derives most directly, however, from clinical experience. This theory is, I think, in the functionalist tradition of James and Dewey, and is fused with the holism of Wertheimer, Goldstein, and Gestalt Psychology, and with the dynamicism of Freud and Adler. This fusion or synthesis may arbitrarily be called a 'general-dynamic' theory. It is far easier to perceive and to criticize the aspects in motivation theory than to remedy them. Mostly this is because of the very serious lack of sound data in this area. I conceive this lack of sound facts to be due primarily to the absence of a valid theory of motivation. The present theory then must be considered to be a suggested program or framework for future research and must stand or fall, not so much on facts available or evidence presented, as upon researches to be done, researches suggested perhaps, by the questions raised in this paper.
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subject_facet Country homes -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Forster, E. M. -- (Edward Morgan), -- 1879-1970. -- Howards End, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Remarried people -- Fiction, Rich people -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Social classes -- Fiction, Social conflict -- England -- Fiction
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topic_facet Country homes, Electronic books, Forster, E. M, Illegitimate children, Inheritance and succession, Remarried people, Rich people, Sisters, Social classes, Social conflict, Social life and customs