Table of contents for Character strengths and virtues : a handbook and classification / Christopher Peterson, Martin E.P. Seligman.


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Contents
Section One: Background
Chapter 1 	Introduction to a "Manual of the Sanities"
Chapter 2 	Universal Virtues?--Lessons from History
Chapter 3	Previous Classifications of Character Strengths
Section Two: Strengths of Character
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF WISDOM AND KNOWLEDGE
Chapter 4	Creativity [Originality, Ingenuity]
Chapter 5	Curiosity [Interest, Novelty-Seeking, Openness to Experience]
Chapter 6	Open-Mindedness [Judgment, Critical Thinking]
Chapter 7	Love of Learning
Chapter 8	Perspective [Wisdom]
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF COURAGE
Chapter 9	Bravery [Valor]
Chapter 10	Persistence [Perseverance, Industriousness]
Chapter 11	Integrity [Authenticity, Honesty]
Chapter 12	Vitality [Zest, Enthusiasm, Vigor, Energy]
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF HUMANITY
Chapter 13	Love
Chapter 14	Kindness [Generosity, Nurturance, Care, Compassion, Altruistic Love, 
"Niceness"]
Chapter 15	Social Intelligence [Emotional Intelligence, Personal Intelligence]
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF JUSTICE
Chapter 16	Citizenship [Social Responsibility, Loyalty, Teamwork]
Chapter 17	Fairness
Chapter 18	Leadership
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF TEMPERANCE
Chapter 19	Forgiveness and Mercy
Chapter 20	Modesty and Humility
Chapter 21	Prudence
Chapter 22	Self-Regulation [Self-Control]
 	INTRODUCTION: STRENGTHS OF TRANSCENDENCE
Chapter 23	Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence [Awe, Wonder, Elevation]
Chapter 24	Gratitude
Chapter 25	Hope [Optimism, Future-Mindedness, Future Orientation]
Chapter 26	Humor [Playfulness]
Chapter 27	Spirituality [Religiousness, Faith, Purpose]
Section Three: Conclusions
Chapter 28	Assessment and Applications
References
Contributors
 Lessons from History
Katherine Dahlsgaard
Creativity
Dean Keith Simonton
Curiosity
Todd B. Kashdan
Love of Learning
K. Ann Renninger
Carol Sansone
Jessi L. Smith
Perspective
Pamela S. Hartman
Bravery
Monica C. Worline
Tracy A. Steen
Persistence
Dianne M. Tice
Harry M. Wallace
Andrew C. Harter
Integrity
Kennon M. Sheldon
Lucy Davidson
Elizabeth Pollard
Vitality
Richard M. Ryan
Jessey H. Bernstein
Love
Cindy Hazan
Kindness
Stephen G. Post
Michael E. McCullough
Social Intelligence
John D. Mayer
Peter Salovey
Citizenship
Constance A. Flanagan
Fairness
Marvin W. Berkowitz
Stephen A. Sherblom
Leadership
Stephen J. Zaccaro
Forgiveness and Mercy
Michael E. McCullough
Humility and Modesty
Lauren V. Kachorek
Julie Juola Exline
W. Keith Campbell
Roy F. Baumeister
Thomas E. Joiner
Joachim I. Krueger
Prudence
Nick Haslam
Self-Regulation
Roy F. Baumeister
Kathleen D. Vohs
Appreciation of Beauty
Jonathan Haidt
Dacher Keltner
Gratitude
Robert A. Emmons
Humor
Willibald Ruch
Spirituality
Jacqueline S. Mattis
Assessmrent and Applications
Nansook Park
Board of Advisors
Donald O. Clifton
Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi
Ed Diener
Raymond D. Fowler
Barbara L. Fredrickson
Howard Gardner
David Myers
C. Rick Snyder
Charles Spielberger
Claude Steele
Robert Sternberg
George Vaillant
Ellen Winner




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Character Handbooks, manuals, etc, Virtues Handbooks, manuals, etc