Value Formation of Basic Anthropological Connectivities: A General Political-Psychological Model

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    Abstract. Human beings live and thrive in surroundings based on the human condition of certain basic anthropological connectivities. Amongst the vital political life tasks can be mentioned the ones of establishing, maintaining and critically/conformably developing these basic conditions and their political value formations. In this regard, the interdisciplinary contribution of Psychology is to explore how humans as active participants can and will participate in handling such value tasks. The article presents a general, theoretical, political-psychological model, which unites precisely these two aspects: The political value formations of the basic anthropological conditions in human life, and the capability and will to participate in solving the subsequent value tasks.

    Original languageEnglish
    JournalTheory & Psychology
    Pages (from-to)600-623
    Number of pages24
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • Human conditions, basic anthropological conditions, value formation, value tasks, position, perspective taking, reflectivity, political psychology


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