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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 2020-06-16, 21:48 authored 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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Lead author country

  • United States

Lead author job role

  • Practitioner/Professional

Lead author institution

Fielding Graduate University, USA

Human Participants

  • Yes

Ethics statement

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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