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Psychopathy: An Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777053
eISBN:
9780814777077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777053.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The last two decades have seen tremendous growth in biological research on psychopathy, a mental disorder distinguished by traits including a lack of empathy or emotional response, egocentricity, ... More


Sparks of Benevolence: The Varied Emotional Responses to Suffering in Others

Shaun Nichols

in Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169348
eISBN:
9780199835041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169344.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores in detail the nature of the affective response to suffering in others. Humans exhibit importantly different kinds of response, each of which apparently emerges fairly early in ... More


Thomas Traherne

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Thomas Traherne lived in space rather than in time, for his mind took possession of space. His mode of composition and his style are in harmony with his imagination of space and time. A passion for ... More


The Slow Emergence of Self-Consciousness

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The metaphysical poets display various modes of self-awareness, which may, however, be distributed around two poles: the ‘self-consciousness’ of John Donne and George Herbert, and the ... More


Edward Herbert of Cherbury and Thomas Traherne: From Self-Reflexivity to Solipsism?

Robert Ellrodt

in Seven Metaphysical Poets: A Structural Study of the Unchanging Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117384
eISBN:
9780191670923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117384.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

A combined survey of Edward Herbert's prose works and his rather slender corpus of poetry sheds some light on the emergence of his mode of self-reflexivity. Herbert found it absurd to assume that ... More


The Phenomenology of Consciously Thinking

David Woodruff Smith

in Cognitive Phenomenology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199579938
eISBN:
9780191731112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579938.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Cognitive phenomenology may be defined as the study of “cognitive” experiences as experienced, including consciously thinking, perceiving (sensory‐conceptual experience), judging (either ... More


Psychopathic Resentment

John Deigh

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The egocentricity of psychopaths seems to be a plausible basis for assuming an incapacity regarding reactive attitudes. But the author refers to psychopathic characters drawn from films, who clearly ... More


The Stories We Keep

Qi Wang

in The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737833
eISBN:
9780199345014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737833.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter continues to examine the cultural origins of the autobiographical self as revealed in everyday memories. It argues that working self-goals monitor the processing of personal event ... More


Successful Psychopaths

Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine

in Psychopathy: An Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777053
eISBN:
9780814777077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777053.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes psychopaths who are not engaged in criminal behavior. These individuals can be found in all walks of society, and may include individuals of high social status such as ... More


Attitudes to the Past, Present, and Future

Simon Prosser

in Experiencing Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198748946
eISBN:
9780191811579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748946.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the semantics of our attitudes toward the past, present, and future. The traditional date and token-reflexive theories are reviewed. Arthur Prior’s ‘thank goodness that’s over’ ... More


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