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A model of “achieving oneself” in Relationship to the other


  • Elena Starovoytenko

    () (Head of Department of Personality Psychology, National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia))


“Achieving oneself” is not a subject of a systematic scientific research in Russian personality psychology. The goal of the current study is to justify the significance of such research in current socio-cultural and scientific context. “Achieving oneself” is understood in this paper as an integral reflectively mediated fulfillment of the I’s potential in leading vital relationships of a person. The field of study is “the new personology”, the method is hermeneutics. This study offers a reflective model of the I’s potential towards the Other and presents an application of this model to the analysis of the process of achieving oneself in a loving relationship.

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  • Elena Starovoytenko, 2013. "A model of “achieving oneself” in Relationship to the other," HSE Working papers WP BRP 15/PSY/2013, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:15psy2013

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    2. Nadezhda Lebedeva & Peter Schmidt, 2013. "Values and Attitudes towards Innovation among Canadian, Chinese and Russian Students," HSE Working papers WP BRP 04/SOC/2013, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
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    significance; the I; relationship; reflection; potential; the Other; achieving oneself.;

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