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Humanistic Approach

Focus:

Human awareness, Human agencyHuman consciousnessHuman creativity

Against – Quantitative Revolution & Geometric Determinism

Man a central position

Characteristics of Humanistic Approach

  • Meaning of life events

  • Identify individuals response to stimuli

  • Expansive view of human abilities

  • Man interact with environment & transform it ceaselessly

  • Connect with knowledge about human experience

  • Method is logical and not statistical

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    Image of Characteristics of Humanistic Approach

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Evolution of Humanistic Approach

Aim

  • Reconcile social sciences & man

  • Wisdom in geographical research

  • Provide objectivity, materialism & idealism

  • Make human as core of investigation

  • Explain human experiences

Approaches

  • Idealism

  • Humanist

  • Existentialism