Sorokin’s “Altruistic Creative Love”: Genesis, Methodological Issues, and Applied Aspects

  title={Sorokin’s “Altruistic Creative Love”: Genesis, Methodological Issues, and Applied Aspects},
  author={Emilia Simona Mangone and A.Yu. Dolgov},
  journal={Human Arenas},
In the twentieth century, the social sciences and the humanities—especially sociology and psychology—have adopted a “negativistic” approach, i.e., a modus operandi that tends to bring out only negative or pathological phenomena. These disciplines often chase the operationalization of the social and human being losing sight not only of their peculiar objects of study but also of their aim of serving humanity. To describe this, we decided to do a journey through the Sorokin’s concept of… 
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