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Negative Capability: A Phenomenological Study of Lived Experience at the Edge of Certitude and Incertitude

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posted on 16.06.2020, 21:48 by Dr. Anil BehalDr. Anil Behal
This is a condensed version of the author's phenomenological doctoral study on "negative capability." Fourteen leaders were interviewed using the IPA approach to data collection and interpretation. This should be of interest to counselors, psychotherapists, leaders, conflict mediators, and anyone interested in the work of John Keats.


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Fielding Graduate University, USA

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An IRB (USA) approved informed consent form was agreed to by all participants prior to the interviews. This is available upon request and forms part of the author's doctoral dissertation.


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