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Watzlawick, Paul 1921-2007

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Works: 451 works in 2,224 publications in 6 languages and 19,907 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Director, wpr, Publishing director, Creator, Other, Speaker, Narrator, pre, Commentator for written text, Translator, Interviewee, wac, edc, Opponent, Honoree
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Pragmatics of human communication : a study of interactional patterns, pathologies, and paradoxes by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

64 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called one of the best books ever about human communication, and a perennial bestseller, Pragmatics of Human Communication has formed the foundation of much contemporary research into interpersonal communication, in addition to laying the groundwork for context-based approaches to psychotherapy. The authors present the simple but radical idea that problems in life often arise from issues of communication, rather than from deep psychological disorders, reinforcing their conceptual explorations with case studies and well-known literary examples. Written with humor and for a variety of readers, this book identifies simple properties and axioms of human communication and demonstrates how all communications are actually a function of their contexts
Change : principles of problem formation and problem resolution by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three prominent American therapists detail their theories and strategies for promoting human change and dealing with related psychological problems
Menschliche Kommunikation : Formen, Störungen, Paradoxien by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

58 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieses Standardwerk der Kommunikationswissenschaft formuliert Denkmodelle und veranschaulicht Sachverhalte. Es zeigt, wie Kommunikation funktioniert - und welche Folgen es hat, wenn sie gestört ist. Dieses Standardwerk der Kommunikationswissenschaft formuliert Denkmodelle und veranschaulicht Sachverhalte. Es zeigt, wie Kommunikation funktioniert - und welche Folgen es hat, wenn sie gestört ist
The language of change : elements of therapeutic communication by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and French and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude d'un bon niveau, destinée aux psychothérapeutes, sur le langage utilisé pour la communication thérapeutique. L'auteur propose "à la fois une grammaire et un manuel de langue" (p. 55). Signalons deux chapitres importants: Structures linguistiques de l'hémisphère droit - Le blocage de l'hémisphère gauche
How real is real? : Confusion, disinformation, communication by Paul WATZLAWICK( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Interactional view : studies at the Mental Research Institute, Palo Alto, 1965-1974 by Mental Research Institute( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Invented reality : how do we know what we believe we know? : contributions to constructivism( Book )

12 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultra-solutions, or, How to fail most successfully by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

74 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author examines our strivings for ultra-solutions which are those final solutions that do away with the problem and just about everything else!
Anleitung zum Unglücklichsein by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

120 editions published between 1983 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Watzlawicks kleiner Band Anleitung zum Unglücklichsein bricht rigoros mit der Vorstellung, Ziel des Menschen sei das Streben nach Glück. In Form von Metaphern, Aphorismen, Anekdoten und hintergründigen Geschichten beschreibt Watzlawick in amüsanter und ironischer Art die vielfältigen Möglichkeiten, den eigenen Alltag unerträglich zu gestalten und trivialen Ereignissen eine außergewöhnliche Bedeutung beizumessen. Voraussetzungen: Als theoretischer Hintergrund des Buchs dienten die Erkenntnisse der so genannten Palo-Alto-Schule, zu deren Mitinitiatoren Watzlawick gehört. Die dort entstandene Kommunikationstheorie wurde im Wesentlichen aus der Erforschung von Paradoxien der menschlichen Kommunikation und ihrer Störungen gewonnen
Wie wirklich ist die Wirklichkeit? : Wahn, Täuschung, Verstehen by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

78 editions published between 1976 and 2021 in German and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Watzlawick klärt auf unkonventionelle und amüsante Weise darüber auf, was die sogenannte Wirklichkeit tatsächlich ist. Denn sie ist keineswegs das, was wir naiv >Wirklichkeit< zu nennen pflegen, sie ist vielmehr das Ergebnis zwischenmenschlicher Kommunikation, was Watzlawick mit vielen verblüffenden Beispielen belegt
The situation is hopeless, but not serious : (the pursuit of unhappiness) by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the ways in which we turn ourselves into our own worst enemies. Using metaphors, vignettes, jokes, innuendoes and other "right-hemispheric" language games, Dr. Watzlawick shows how we can make everyday life miserable and inflate trivialities beyond recognition. Those who believe that the search for happiness eventually leads to happiness should consult the chapter "Beware of Arriving."--Publisher description
Münchhausen's pigtail, or, Psychotherapy & "reality" : essays and lectures by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Erfundene Wirklichkeit : wie wissen wir, was wir zu wissen glauben? : Beiträge zum Konstruktivismus by Paul Watzawick( Book )

46 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in German and English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une logique de la communication by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in French and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les auteurs se proposent d'étudier dans ce livre les effets pragmatiques de la communication humaine (c'est-à-dire ses effets sur le comportement), en s'attachant plus spécialement aux troubles du comportement
Die Möglichkeit des Andersseins : zur Technik der therapeutischen Kommunikation by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La réalité de la réalité : confusion, désinformation, communication by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traite du problème de la communication sous un aspect particulier: comment la communication crée la réalité, ou comment la réalité est l'effet de la communication. L'auteur illustre ses propos à partir de nombreux exemples tirés de contextes différents, puis tente d'en dégager une certaine structure et des conclusions. Trois parties: 1. Confusion (les brouillages qui se produisent involontairement) - 2. Désinformation (obstacles pouvant survenir quand on recherche l'information) - 3. Communication dans des domaines où elle n'existait pas jusqu'à maintenant (avec les animaux, avec les extra-terrestres)
Lösungen zur Theorie und Praxis menschlichen Wandels by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

36 editions published between 1974 and 2020 in German and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teoría de la comunicación humana : interacciones, patologías y paradojas by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

51 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algunos axiomas exploratorios de la comunicación - La comunicación patológica - La organización de la interacción humana - Un análisis comunicacional de la obra "¿Quién teme a Virginia Woolf?"--La comunicación paradójica - Paradojas en psicoterapia
Changements : paradoxes et psychothérapie by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in French and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couverture indique : "Comment, dans les relations humaines, les impasses apparaissent-elles? Qu'est-ce qui fait que, souvent, nos tentatives de provoquer un changement ne font que nous emmurer dans un jeu sans fin? Il y a des changements qui ne sont que source de la permanence. Dire "plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose" équivaut, si l'on prend les choses par l'autre bout, à affirmer que ça change quand on s'y attend le moins. La technique ici proposée se situe délibérément à la surface : barrer le pourquoi? - question qui porte sur les causes "profondes"--Pour mettre en avant le quoi? - interrogeant une situation ici et maintenant. Un chemin est frayé dans la forêt des paradoxes humains, qui va de Russel, Wittgenstein et Bateson à Groucho Marx. Entre la logique et l'humour, une thérapie est mise en place qui ne prétend point guérir autre chose que notre rapport présent à autrui."
L'Invention de la réalité : comment savons-nous ce que nous croyons savoir? : contributions au constructivisme by Paul Watzlawick( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in French and Italian and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre collectif marque une étape importante dans la réflextion de l'école dite de Palo Alto, car il élabore de façon rigoureuse et systématique l'épistémologie constructiviste sous-jacente à sa pratique thérapeutique
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Pragmatics of human communication : a study of interactional patterns, pathologies, and paradoxes
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Change : principles of problem formation and problem resolutionThe language of change : elements of therapeutic communicationUltra-solutions, or, How to fail most successfullyThe situation is hopeless, but not serious : (the pursuit of unhappiness)Teoría de la comunicación humana : interacciones, patologías y paradojasSystem ohne Psyche zur Kritik d. pragmat. Kommunikationstheorie u. ihrer Anwendungen
Alternative Names
Paul Watzlawick

Paul Watzlawick Austrian-American psychologist and philosopher

Paul Watzlawick Oostenrijks filosoof

Paul Watzlawick österreichischer Kommunikationswissenschaftler, Psychotherapeut, Soziologe, Philosoph und Autor

Paul Watzlawick osztrák-amerikai pszichológus, treapeuta, kutató, filozófus

Paul Watzlawick psicologo e filosofo austriaco

Pol Vaclavik

Vaclavik, Pol

Watsurauikku, Pōru 1921-2007

Watzlawick P.

Watzlawick P. (1921-2007)

Watzlawick, P. 1921- (Paul)

Watzlawick, P. (Paul), 1921-2007

Watzlawick, Paul

Watzlawick-Weakland-Fisch, .. 1921-2007

Watzlawickas Paulas

Вацлавик П.

Вацлавик Павел

Вацлавик, Пауль

Вацлавик, Пол 1921-2007

Пауль Вацлавик

Пауль Вацлавик Авторійсько-американський психолог і філософ

Пол Вацлавик

Փոլ Վացլավեկ

ואצלאוויק, פאול

וואצלאוויק, פאול

וצלויק, פאול

پاول واتسلاویک

پاول وٹزلویک

바츨라빅크, P. 1921-2007

바츨라빅크, 파울 1921-2007

바츨라빅크, 폴 1921-2007

ワズラウィック, P.

ワツラウィック, P.

ワツラウィック, P. 1921-2007

ワツラヴィック, ポール

保罗·瓦兹拉威克

Languages
German (398)

English (192)

Spanish (109)

French (100)

Catalan (1)

Italian (1)