Frederick Mayer

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Frederick Mayer

Frederick Mayer (11 August 1921, Frankfurt, Germany - 26 June 2006, Vienna, Austria) was an educational scientist and philosopher of the University of Redlands, California and one of the leading creativity experts.[citation needed] One of his most important aims was a global humanism. Until the very last days of his life he was active as an author. More than sixty books deal with creativity, education and humanism. Internationally recognized creativity researcher Frederick Mayer in Vienna died. Mayer was particularly affected by the quote "Pride is not for him who loves his country, but for him who loves the whole world."

Quotes[edit]

"The true test of the school is the character that emerges from it."

Books[edit]

  • "Essentialism" (1950)
  • "A History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy" (1950)
  • "A History of American Thought: An Introduction" (1951)
  • "A History of Modern Philosophy" (1951)
  • "Essentialism - a New Approach to a One World Philosophy" (1951)
  • "Ethics and the Modern World;: Towards a One World Perspective" (1951)
  • "History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy" (1951)
  • "Ethics and the Modern World; Towards a One World Perspective" (1952)
  • "Philosophy of Education for Our Time" (1952)
  • "Great Ideas of Education" (1953)
  • "Patterns of a New Philosophy" (1955) (Autoren: Frederick Mayer; Frank E. Brower)
  • "Education for Maturity" (1956) (Autoren: Frederick Mayer; Frank E. Brower)
  • "New Directions for the American University" (1957)
  • "Education and the Good Life" (1957)
  • "Philosophy of Education for Our Time" (1958)
  • "Education for Creative Living" (1959)
  • "Our Troubled Youth: Education Against Delinquency" (1959)
  • "A History of Educational Thought" (1960, 1966, 1973)
  • "The Goals of Education" (1960)
  • "Creative Universities" (1961)
  • "In Defense of American Education" (1961)
  • "Web of Hate" (1961)
  • "Man, Morals and Education" (1962)
  • "New Perspectives for Education" (1962)
  • "Foundations of Education. Study of Origins & Development of Educational Ideals Including Today's Foremost American Concepts" (1963)
  • "American Ideas and Education" (1964)
  • "Introductory Readings in Education" (1966)
  • "ROAD TO MODERN EDUCATION. GREAT IDEAS OF EDUCATION VOL. 2" (1966)
  • "The Great Teachers" (1967)
  • "Creative Universities" (1969)
  • "Education for a New Society" (1973)
  • "Aufforderung zur Menschlichkeit. Erzieherische Weltperspektiven" (1975)
  • "Dynamische Erziehung. Alternativen zur Erziehungsreform" (1975)
  • "Vorurteil - Geißel der Menschheit" (1975)
  • "Einladung zur Tat" (1976)
  • "Erziehung zu einer kreativen Gesellschaft" (1976)
  • "Schöpferisch älter werden" (1978)
  • "Füreinander dasein: Kinder - Familie - Gesellschaft: Chaos oder Gemeinschaft." (1979)
  • "Impulse für ein neues Leben. Verwirrung und Verwirklichung" (1979)
  • "Kreativität. Illusion oder Wirklichkeit" (1979)
  • "Anweisung für eine Flucht nach vorn" (1982)
  • "Wahnsinn USA. Von einem, der auszog, die Freiheit zu finden" (1984)
  • "...findest du das Tal der Perlen... Gedichte" (1986)
  • "Eine Lüge, die uns allen den Tod bringen kann" (1986)
  • "Kreativität. Begrenzungen und Möglichkeiten" (1990)
  • "Schöpferisch erleben" (1992)
  • "Versagen ohne Ende? Kreativität, Bildung und Gesellschaft in globaler Sicht" (1994)
  • "Vorurteile bedrohen uns alle" (1995)
  • "Vergeudung oder Verwirklichung. Können wir kreativer sein?" (1998)
  • "Zwischen Ernüchterung und Erleuchtung. Gedanken und Lyrik" (1998)
  • "Der Wert jedes Menschen ist unermesslich" (1998)
  • "Lebensziele" (1999)
  • "Umdenken" (2001)
  • "Sehnsucht nach Harmonie" (2001)
  • "Eine neue Bildung für eine neue Gesellschaft" (2001)
  • "Mut zur schöpferischen Fantasie: Kreativität entdecken und wagen" (2002)
  • "Weisheit der Gefühle. Ideale und Realitäten" (2003)
  • "LebensManagement" (2004)
  • "Erwartung und Erneuerung" (2005)
  • "Vernunft, Glaube und Menschlichkeit" (2005)
  • "Erfüllung - Die schwierige Herausforderung in allen Lebensbereichen, besonders im Alter" (2006)
  • "Güte als Lebensweise" (2006)
  • "Wege zu einem bedeutungsvollen Alter" (2006)
  • "Tiefer fühlen und sensibler werden. Die kreative Entfaltung" (2006)
  • "Der lange Weg zum Miteinander" (2006)
  • "Unser Lebensstil : Möglichkeiten und Irrwege" (2007)
  • "Lesebuch" (2009)
  • "Eine neue Bildung für eine neue Gesellschaft" (2009)
  • "Vorurteil - eine Geißel der Menschheit" (2010)
  • "Frederick Mayer - zum Gedenken. Schöpferische Expansion. Können wir kreativer, sensibler, wacher werden?" (Alice Strigl, Hg., 2008)

Society[edit]

On the 3 July 2007, a society has been founded in Vienna, Austria. Its aims are to apply, to propagate and to develop the ideas of Prof. Frederick Mayer:

Frederick Mayer Society - International (fmsi).

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