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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface, Leon Pomeroy vii

0. Description of the Test 1

Axiogram 3

Axiometric Scoring Form 5

1. A Geographical Analogue to the HVP 6

The Hartman Value Profile Geographical Analogue 25

2. The Theory of the Test 26

Value and Interest 26

The Definition of Value 27

The Logical Meaning of Meaning 27

The Intension as Measure 28

The Intension as Norm of Value 29

The Dimensions of Value 31

The Calculus of Value 33

The Test as Applied Formal Axiology 35

Quotations 36

Phrases 37

3. The Validation of the Test 41

The Uses of the Test 41

The Test Scales 43

Perfect Score 45

Inverted Score 46

Semi-Inverted Inverted Score 48

Semi-Inverted Perfect Score 49

Differentiation Score (Dif) 50

Dimension Score (Dim) 51

Integration Score (Int) 53

Dissimilarity Score (Dis) 54

The Sub-scales Are Geared to the Corresponding Scales 55

Dimensional Integration Score (D.I,) 56

Value Score (V.Q.) 57

Self-Score (S.Q.) 58

Relative Balance Score (Bqr) 58

Absolute Balance Score (Bqa) 59

Combined Value Capacity (C.Q.) 60

Retest Quotient (R.Q.) 60

Attitude Index (A. I. percentage) 60-A

Percentage of Differentiations (Dif 1/ Dif 2) 60-C

The Index Number rho 60-D

Validation of the Scales 61

Measures of Central Tendency on Responses to Each Item 63

Random Distribution 64

Mean Position of Items 65

4. Application of the Test 67

4.1 The Use of the Test 67

Sample cases 69

4.2 Explanation of the Hartman Value Test 75

 

5. Scoring Instructions 76

Twenty Six Steps 76

Sample Cases 79

6. Axiological Description 83

Sample Cases 84

 

7. Clinical Interpretation 90

The Scoring Sheet 91

Sample Cases 92

The Response Graph 115

Sample Cases 116

The Axiogram 122

The Interpretation of the Normal Features of the Sample Test 128

The Interpretation of the Abnormal Features of the Sample Test 129

Sample Cases 130

8. Clinical Interpretation: The Scores 136

Dim-I: Intrinsic Dimension 136

Sample Scoring Forms 140

The Scores of Part 2 146

The Self Structure 147

Proofs of Infinite Value of Human Persons 148

Dim-I2 and Dim percent2 149

Sample Cases 153

Dim-E: Extrinsic Dimension 162

Dim-E in Part 1 162

High Dim-E1 in Part 1: Undervaluation 162

High Dim-E1 in Part 1: Overvaluation 163

Dim-E in Part 2 163

High Dim-E in Part 2: Undervaluation 163

Dim-E2– as Index of Dependence 166

Sample Case 167

Dim-S: Systemic Dimension 169

Clinical Interpretation 169

Dim-S in Part 1 (Dim-S1) 169

Dim-S1 high 169

Sample Case 170

Undervaluation (Dim-S1-) 172

Sample Cases 174

Overvaluation (Dim-S1+) 179

Sample Cases 180

Dim-S1 and Dim-I1 187

Teleological Significance of Dim-S, Dim-E, and Dim-I 188

Dim-S1 and Dim-E2 189

Sample Cases 190

Dim-S in Part II (Dim-S2) 198

Sample Cases 199

Undervaluation (Dim-S2-) 203

Overvaluation (Dim-S2+) 203

Sample Case 204

Dim-S2 and Dim-I1 206

Dim-S2 and Dim-I2 206

Sample Cases 207

Dim-S2 and Dim-E2 215

Dim-S2 and Dim-S1 216

Sample Cases 218

Dif: Differentiation 224

Clinical Interpretation 224

Relationship between Dif1 and Dif2 224

Sample Case 225

Relation of Differentiation and Integration (Dif and Int) 229

Relation of Differentiation and Dissimilarity (Dif and Dis) 229

Relation of Differentiation and Dimension (Dif and Dim) 230

The Self-Differentiation Scores (Dif2) 231

Relation of the Self-Scores 232

Dim: Dimension 233

Clinical Interpretation 233

Systematic Astigmatism 236

Dim in Part II (Dim2) 239

APPENDIX 241

Scoring Instructions (1) 242

Sample Case 248

Standard Score Conversion Table 252

Standard Score Equivalency Table (+ Scores) 253

Hartman Value Profile New Research Forms 253

VQ1 World Valuation Capacity – SQ1 Self Valuation Capacity 255

INDEX 257

INDEX

abnormal, see “normal”

abstraction, 32

accident proneness, 43, 162, see “atychal”

addict(ion)(s), 165-166

anxiety, 111, 206, 235-236

-kinds of, 152

Aristotle, 234

astigmatis(m)(atic), 44, 132, 134, 150-151, 178, 182, 196-198, 233-234, 236-238

-six forms of, 236

attachment, 139

attitude index, 60A-60C

-measures positive or negative attitudes
toward world and self, 60A

-overvaluation and undervaluation, 60A

atychal, 42-43, 58, 60C-60D, 789B, 162, 166, 227-228, 246

authentic(ity), 134, 147-148

authoritarian personality, 166n

average, 29-30

axiology, 26-28, 35

axiogram, 2-4, 83, 100, 122-135

axiometric scoring form, 5

axiom of formal axiology, 27, 33, 147-148

axiotherapy, 43, 149

baby, 37, 151

bad, 29-30, see “disvalue”

balance(d), 58, 60A, 89, 232-233, 237-238,

Beethoven, L., 137

Berdyaev, N., 151n

better or more value, 27, 29, 32

Brickner, Richard M., 234n

calculus of value, 33-34, 44

Calvin, John, 234

capacity to value, 1, 26, 33, 42, 59, 67

cheating on HVP, 67, 74

clinical interpretations, Ch. 7, Ch. 8

combinations of value, 33-34

-symbolizing, 34, 38-39

combined value capacity, (C.Q.), 60

-measures total capacity to value world and self, 60

compassion, 136

complete set of properties, see “total set of properties”

compositions, 33-34

compulsive, 165, 214

concept(s), 27-33; also see “intensions”

-fulfillment of, 33, 147

conformist, 163

confusing good and bad, 44A, 54, 91, 158, 197

consistency, 169

continuity, 164

continuum, 32

creativ(e)(ity), 136, 138, 172

defense mechanism(s), 238, 240

definitions, 30

De Gaulle, C., 198

delinquent(s), 227-8

dependence, 132, 152, 161, 165-166, 189

depression 60B, 172, 197, 238

despair, 151

development, 83

differentiation (Dif), 1, 44, 50-51, 60-60C, 80, 86, 224-231

-a most fundamental score, 44

-measures keenness of value vision and ability to differentiate values in self and world, 44, 50, 60C

-no over or undervaluation, 228

dimension (Dim), 1, 44, 51-53, 86, 230-231, 233-234, 238-240

-absolute and relative, 52

-a most fundamental score, 44

-measures capacity for focusing, astigmatism or distortion, over or

under valuation, sense of meaning in

self and world, 44, 51, 54

dim percent (Dim %), 149-158, 173

dissimilarity (Dis), 1, 44, 54-55, 86, 229,

-a most fundamental score, 44

-measures confusing good and evil, right and wrong, 44A, 54, 91

distance, 237

disvalue(ation)(s), 27, 37-38, 40, 124-126

dogmati(c)(sm), 32, 136, 179, 187

ecological, 233

economic(s), 27, 234

emotional involvement and distance,

-degrees of, 237

-see “systemic valuation” and “intrinsic valuation”

empathetic(ally), 32, 33, 133, 158

energy, 1

errors, 30, 50-53, 57, 67

executives, 42

exponents, 38

extensions, 26

extrinsic valuation, 32, 37, 162, 236

-as pragmatic thinking, 32

extrinsic value concepts, 31

-fulfilment of, 32, 33

-sensory abstraction concepts, 32

-denumerably infinite sets or concepts, 31-32

extrinsic value dimension (E), 55, 162-169, 239

-measures capacity to discern practical values in world and one’s roles in the world, 1, 55

-overvaluation, 163, 215-217, 236

-undervaluation, 162, 163-169, 216- 217, 236

fanaticism, 234

fair, 29-30

fatherland, 198, 235

Frankl, Viktor, 90, 137, 172n, 198, 235, 238

Freud, Sigmund, 239

frigidity, 139

Fulbright, Senator J. William., 234

Galbraith, J. K., 233

geographical analogue to the HVP, 6-25

good, see “value(s)”

group(s), 41-42, 234

harmony, 57, 59, 89, 197

Hartman Value Profile (HVP)

-administering, 67-68, 75

-card form, 253-254

-guidelines for interpreting, 126-135

-items in Part 1, 35, 37-38

-items in Part 2, 36, 38-40

-objective, 43

-pictorial form, 254

-scales, 43-44, see “scales”

-scoring instructions, 76-89, 242-255

-uses of, 41-43

-validation of, 31, 41, 43, 61-62

Hartmann, Nicolai, 188n

hierarchy of values, 32-3, 148, 237

-of richness, 32

Hilliard, A. L., 30n

Hitler, A., 230, 232

homosexuality, 166

Horney, Karen, 206, 213-215, 235

ideals, see “norms”

ideolog(ists)(y), 31-32, 155, 187, 206, 234

identification with,

-in intrinsic valuation, 137-138, 237- 238

-others, 136-138

-self, 137-138 148, 231

-self image or ideal, 214-14

-social, 148, 214,

immaturity, 137

index number rho, 60-D – 60-E,

individual(ity)(s), 41, 56, 83, 136, 146, 149-155, 161, 196-197

infinite value of human persons, 148-149

-proofs of, 149

infinity

-denumerable sets, 32, 34

-non-denumerable sets, 32, 34

integration (Int), 1, 44, 53-57, 86, 229

-absolute and relative, 53-54

-a most fundamental score, 44

-measures capacity for seeing value patterns or wholes, value relevance and proportions, organization and self- control, 44, 53-54, 56-57

 

intellectual, 136, 139, 187-188, 196, 206, 216

intension(s), 26-31

-as measures, 28

intensional sets

-three kinds of, 31

interest(s), 26, 41

intrinsic valuation, 1, 32, 136-139, 237-238

intrinsic value concepts, 31-32,

-fulfilment of, 32, 33

-nondenumerably infinite sets or

concepts, 31-32

-singular or uniqueness concepts, 32

intrinsic value dimension (Dim I), 55, 136-161

-measures capacity to discern value of and in individuals, both self and others, 1, 55

-percent (%), 146, 149,

-overvaluation, 139, 146,187-188, 236,

239,

-undervaluation, 138-139, 187-188

intrinsic value objects,

-unique, incomparable, irreplaceable, etc., 32

-not in space and time, 137

intuition(al), 136-139, 187-188, 206

irritable, 161

“isms,” 234

items on HVP

-precise order of, 32

-see “Hartman Value Profile (HVP)”

Kierkegaard, S., 163

laziness, 203

love, 137-138, see also “intrinsic valuation”

-distorted, 146

Maslow, Abraham, 32n, 90, 137

matching people, 42

manic, 165

masochism, 156

materialism, 234

mathematics, 28

meaningful life, 27, 43, 173,

meaning of meaning, 27

mean position of items, 65

mental illness prevention, 43

military, 234

Miller, Arthur, 224

Mitchell, Edwin T., 31n.

moral

-norms, 87n., 163, 215, see “self-concept”

-sense, 196

-virtues, 148, 231

narcisis(m)(istic), 145, 160, 169, 215

Nazi, 179

neuro(sis)(tic), 74, 91, 115, 206, 234-236

normal, 127-128, 136-138

norms, 87n, 179, 197-198, 227

-axiological, 41

-moral, 87n, 163, 215

-rigid, 158, 163, 203

-social, 215-216

-uncertain, 155

obsession(al), 198, 206

order, 56, 172, 178, 188, 197-198

Ortega, José y Gasset, 237-238

overvaluation, see “extrinsic value dimension,” “intrinsic value dimension,” and “systemic value dimension”

paranoia, 206

penguins, 233-234

perfectionis(m)(t), 31, 179, 187, 197, 206, 215-216

personalize, 155

persons

-infinite value of, 147

-valued as parts of a system, 187

-valued as things, 138, 155, 236

personal value patterns, 41

-strengths and weaknesses, 42

phrases in HVP, 35, 37-38

pictorial form of HVP, 253

planning, 188-189

practical or pragmatic, 32, 33, 55-56, 136, 162, 188, 196

predicate(s), 28

-matching, 30

preferences, see “interests”

prejudice(s), 32, 179, 187, 234,

properties, 27-28

-total set of or richness of, 27

proportion, 51, 53, 196, 197, 233

psychoanalysis, 43

psychopath(ic)(ology), 91, 169, see “clinical interpretation”

psychotherapy, 43, see “therap(ist)(y)”

psychosis, 74

quotations in HVP, 36, 38-40

random distribution, 64

rationalization, 235

rebel(lion), 162, 172, 215-217, 227

reformers, 227-228

relative balance scores,

-absolute (Bqa), measures total capacity to value in accord with axiological scale, 59

-relative (Bq r), measures balance between world and self valuation, 58-59

relevance

-seeing, 53, 56-57

response graph, 115, 122

retest quotient (R.Q.), 60-60A

-measures valuational development over time, 60

rho, 60D-60E, 66,

-measures total nature of the test, 60D

richness of properties, see “better”

role(s), 55, 132, 155, 163, 189, 239

romantici(sm)(ze), 146, 155, 161

sanctimoniousness, 146

scale(s), 35, 41, 43-44, 50-60E

-the most fundamental kinds, 50

Schrödinger, Erwin, 173n

scores,

-high, 126-127, 138

-inverted, 46-47

-low, 126-127

-most fundamental kinds, 44

-number of, 2

-perfect, 44-45

-semi-inverted, 47

scoring instructions, 76-89, 242-255

scoring form or sheet, 2, 90-135

self acceptance, 146, 91, 133, 231-232

self awareness, see “self-concept”

-diminished, 163

self concept, 146-148, 198, 231, 250-251

-as normative, 198

-fulfilling, 147

-over and under valuation, 203, 206, 213-217, 239,

self definition, 147-148, 163, 203, 239; see also

“self-concept”

self differentiation (Dif2), 231-232

self fulfilment

-degrees of, 148

self identification with, 146, 148, 214, 231, 237, 239, see “identification with”

self love

-perverted, 139, 146

self scores (S.Q), 58, 231-232

-measures capacity to value oneself, 58

self structure, 147-149

self valuation, 134, 147-148, 197, 239, see “intrinsic dimension”

sentimental(ity), 155, 161, 187

Servetus, 234

set theory, 28, 34, see “infinity”

Shaw, George Bernard, 234

skeptic(ism), 216, 250

social role(s), 166, 239

sociopathic, 169

snobbish, 138, 163, 187

space and time, 137, 163, 187, 189

status, 163

Strauss, Erwin W., 165

strengths and weaknesses, 42, 51-52

Structure of Value, 26n, 29n, 30n, 34n, 36n, 38n, 41n, 124n, 147n

suicide, 43, 147, 155

systemic dimension (S), 55-56, 169-223

-formal concepts or constructs, 31

-fulfilment of, 31, 33

-measures capacity to discern value in systems, and order in self and world, 55-56

-overvaluation, 179-189, 198-206, 213, 216, 234-236, 239, 240

-undervaluation, 172-173, 188, 198-203

206-213, 216-217, 236-240

systemic valuation, 31, 169, 172, 179, 182, 187-189, 198, 203, 206, 213-217, 230-231, 234-240

systemic value concepts, 31-31

-as finite intensional sets or concepts, 31

-as formal constructs, 32

teleology, 188

therap(ist)(y), 43, 123, 149-152, 215, 163, 169-198

time, 164-165, 172

-organizing, 164, 188-189

totalitarian, 234

total set of properties, 28

transfinite mathematics, 28

-Hartman’s sources, 31n

transpositions, 33-34

true believer, 234

true to self, 148

undervaluation, see “extrinsic value dimension,” “intrinsic value dimension,” and “systemic value dimension”

uniqueness, 32

validation of HVP, 31, 41, 43, 61-62

valuation, 29-30, 39, 42, 237-238

value(s)

-and concepts, 28-32

-and meaning, 27

-combinations, 33-34

-definition of, 27

-degrees of, 29-30

-dimensions of, 31, 35,

-experts, 30

-measuring, 28-29

-sensitivity, 1, 30, 51, 60B-60C, 229

-standard(s), 30; see “norm(s)” and

“strengths and weaknesses”

value score (V.Q.), 52, 57-58, 87

-measures both capacity to value

-objective or external situations, and

inner harmony or discord, 57

Wells, H. G., 233

Whitman, Walt, 173

work, 36, 66

worldly, 115, 173, 227,

worse, 32

 

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