Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive Thought Processes Research Paper by Nicky

Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive Thought Processes
A research paper on spiritual intelligence and intuition and how they are understood in modern literature.
# 148686 | 5,439 words | 17 sources | APA | 2011 | US
Published on Oct 29, 2011 in Women Studies (Spirituality) , Psychology (General) , Literature (General) , Philosophy (General)

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The paper explains two central and interrelated thesis statements of this paper. The secondary thesis that is explored is the relationship that exists between spiritual intelligence and intuition, while the central thesis is that spiritual intelligence and intuition are manifestations of an intrinsically different mode of consciousness or intelligence to the other rational and emotional intelligences. The paper discusses the findings of this study and reaches the conclusion that there are two opposed views or approaches to spiritual intelligence and the modern view of spiritual intelligence and intuition is to a certain extent a reduction of the true meaning of spirituality.

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Summary and Conclusion

From the Paper:

"In order to discuss these difficult and contentious terms, certain clarity on the way that these terms are understood is necessary as a prolegomena to the debate. There are many complex issues to consider in the understanding and definition of the term spiritual intelligence. The word spirit is derived from the Latin "spiritus", meaning "breath". Spirit therefore refers to the breath or the source of the nonphysical ground of life. Furthermore, Intelligence comes from the Latin, intellegentia. The term Intellegentia is derived from: inter-"between" plus legere,"choose, pick out, read" and in a literal sense means "choosing between". (Diedrich. What is Spiritual Intelligence and Why Should You Care? 2007.)"

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Blitz, Mark. (2001) "Understanding Heidegger." Public Interest Fall 2001: 106.
  • Bunge, M. (1962). Intuition and Science. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
  • Diedrich William Frank ( 2007) "What is Spiritual Intelligence and Why Should You Care?" Retrieved May 10, 2009, from http://www.articlealley.com/article_159792_51.html
  • Gardner, Howard. (1993) Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice. New York: Basic.
  • Gardner, Howard. (2000) Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century. New York: Basic.

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APA Format

Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive Thought Processes (2011, October 29) Retrieved September 29, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/spiritual-intelligence-and-the-intuitive-thought-processes-148686/

MLA Format

"Spiritual Intelligence and the Intuitive Thought Processes" 29 October 2011. Web. 29 September. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/spiritual-intelligence-and-the-intuitive-thought-processes-148686/>