Prestige: A Psychological Study of Social Estimates Lewis Leopold

ISBN: 9781331496878

Published: September 27th 2015

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352 pages


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Prestige: A Psychological Study of Social Estimates  by  Lewis Leopold

Prestige: A Psychological Study of Social Estimates by Lewis Leopold
September 27th 2015 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 352 pages | ISBN: 9781331496878 | 9.16 Mb

Excerpt from Prestige: A Psychological Study of Social EstimatesIn this book the authors desire is to call the attention of thinking persons to the fact that prestige is not a logical, or moral, or aesthetic phenomenon, but a psychological, or - toMoreExcerpt from Prestige: A Psychological Study of Social EstimatesIn this book the authors desire is to call the attention of thinking persons to the fact that prestige is not a logical, or moral, or aesthetic phenomenon, but a psychological, or - to be more precise - a socio-psychological one, which may be connected with the logical, the moral, the aesthetic, and the useful, just as it may with the reverse of the same.

The author is of opinion that to derive it from mystical causes is to fail to get a correct conception of this peculiar, socio-psychological influence, and that this power of influencing, which reminds us of the dramatic mise en scene, is incidental or producible, not individual or the result of predestination.It is in its logical, moral, aesthetic, and utilitarian neutrality and its democratical conditionality that is to be found the universal social importance of prestige.

The former gives it its quality and peculiarity, the latter its quantity, permanency, and general character.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

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