Moving through three paradigms, yet remaining the same thinker

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Psychology Quarterly,March 2006; 19(1): 5–25

Abstract

The author reflects on his scientific and professional career as it developed over 40 years.Partly as an autobiographical sketch, he describes three phases, each guided by a specificparadigm: individual differences, narrative, and dialogical. Looking back at the differentphases, the author emphasizes the non-linear nature of his development, in which thepreceding phases merged into the next one, resulting in complex combinations of old and new elements.

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