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A Human Psychology

  • Jens Mammen
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)

Abstract

Besides sharing relations to the world with plants and animals, humans further are able to follow and through time maintain stable relations or bonds to particular and irreplaceable objects, including persons, whether they are distant or not in time or space. This means that the human world has a historical depth and a distal structure of trajectories and threads in time and space unique for the human “being-in-the-world.”

Keywords

Distal relations Particularity Historical depth Coexistence Time and space 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Mammen
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  1. 1.Niels Bohr Professorship Centre for Cultural PsychologyAalborg University Centre for Cultural PsychologyAalborg ØstDenmark

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