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Essays in Developmental Psychology
Randall Summers, Charles Golden, Lisa Lashley, & Erica Ailes
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Historically, wisdom (sagacity) has its roots tied to religious traditions. From India’s Vedas, to Egyptian proverbs, and to Christian and Islamic psalms, various religions have attempted to define wisdom and have professed the importance of fostering it. While these contributions to the understanding of wisdom cannot be ignored, it was not until philosophers intervened that the world began to attempt to systematically define and analyze wisdom as its own construct.
personality characteristics, phronesis, psychology, sophia, wisdom
Lashley, L. K.,
Golden, C. J.
(2020). Wisdom. Essays in Developmental Psychology.
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