"Eupsychia—the Good Society"

Title"Eupsychia—the Good Society"
Year for Search1961
AuthorsMaslow, Abraham H. Ph.D.
Secondary TitleJournal of Humanistic Psychology
Volume / Edition 1.2
Pagination1-11
Date PublishedFall 1961
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Combines comments on utopias and a brief statement of the author’s idea of Eupsychia, or a psychologically healthy culture. In such a society all basic needs will have been met, and, with all people healthy, there will be much spontaneity and creativity.

Info Notes

Based on an interview by Trevor Thomas of the Pacifica Foundation broadcast over radio station PPFA-FM in August 1960. Ed. Robert Greenway.

Author Note

The author (1908-70) was Professor of Psychology at Brandeis University, the founder of humanistic psychology, and best known for his hierarchy of needs.

Full Text

1961 Maslow, Abraham H., Ph. D. (1908-70). “Eupsychia—the Good Society.” Journal of Humanistic Psychology 1.2 (Fall 1961): 1-11. Based on an interview by Trevor Thomas of the Pacifica Foundation broadcast over radio station PPFA-FM in August 1960. Ed. Robert Greenway.

Combines comments on utopias and a brief statement of the author’s idea of Eupsychia, or a psychologically healthy culture. In such a society all basic needs will have been met, and, with all people healthy, there will be much spontaneity and creativity. The author was Professor of Psychology at Brandeis University, the founder of humanistic psychology, and best known for his hierarchy of needs.