[Book Reviews]

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    AN excellent book. Adler's individual psychology makes an appeal to those people who do not like to accept the more extreme views of Freud, Jung, or Stekel, but still feel the need of a practical psychology to explain many of the mal-adaptations and neurotic features of the individual. In this short summary, Mairet has made a very satisfactory presentation. The author briefly traces the development of modern psychological ideas, and shows how Adler was led from his wide experience as a physician to build up his theory of inferiority and the individuals striving for superiority. Throughout the book there is a sound emphasis on the importance of individual psychology to the social, religious, and educational aspects of the community.

    A B C of Adler's Psychology.

    Philippe

    Mairet

    By. Pp. 116. (London: Kegan Paul and Co., Ltd., 1928.) 3s. 6d. net.

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    [Book Reviews]. Nature 123, 81 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123081d0

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