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Feeling shy and showing-off: Self-conscious emotions must regulate self-awareness

Vasudevi Reddy

in Emotional Development:: Recent Research Advances

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528845
eISBN:
9780191689567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides new evidence of early self-awareness and its influence on the development of emotions often thought to be secondary emotions, such as shyness and showing-off. These behaviours ... More


Persons

John Casey

in Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an abstract notion of a person as a self-conscious rational being, and explores a more concrete picture of what it is to be such a being. Human emotions, appetites, and ... More


Transfiguration and Self-Conscious Narration: On Von Sternberg’s Last Films with Dietrich

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, further complexity is added to the possibilities of cinematic narration that the book investigates. In traditional movies, viewers assume that the fictional world of the movie has a ... More


Chapter Eleven

A. W. Moore

in Points of View

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250623
eISBN:
9780191598050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250622.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

I identify and discuss three principles that underlie these ideas: first, that we are finite; secondly, that we are self‐conscious about our finitude; and thirdly, that we aspire to be infinite. I ... More


The Thoughtful Brain

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, there is reconsideration of Kant's approach as applied to the biological reality of the nervous system. The neuroscientist's view of the necessary conditions for self-conscious ... More


Thoughts of Death

Colin McGinn

in The Meaning of Disgust

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199829538
eISBN:
9780199919482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829538.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Aesthetics

This chapter makes some remarks about death and the conceptual framework in which it is embedded, which relates to the modality we attribute to death. The rotting corpse makes us think specifically ... More


Towards a theory of proprioception as a bodily basis for consciousness in music

Alicia Peñalba Acitores

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0066
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter highlights the importance of the body as a basis for consciousness. The first section addresses primary consciousness as a source of awareness in the perception of ongoing musical ... More


The Pleasures and Challenges of Subjectivity: From Dreams, Humour, and Self‐Consciousness to Autobiography

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1830, an emphasis on real and armchair travel for sheer pleasure brought a new emphasis on the varieties of subjective experience which made travel books self‐conscious and frequently humorous ... More


Hypocrisy

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

France is supposed to be a country where the intellectual enjoys great prestige and influence. This is true in so far as a large number of people like to think of themselves as intellectuals. ... More


Byzantium and the Limits of Orthodoxy: RALEIGH LECTURE ON HISTORY

AVERIL CAMERON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Byzantium and the limits of orthodoxy delivered by the author at the 2007 Raleigh Lecture on History held at the British Academy. It suggests that ... More


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