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The New Art of Autobiography: An Essay on the Life of Giambattista Vico Written by Himself

Donald Phillip Verene

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239000
eISBN:
9780191679810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This first study of Giambattista Vico's highly original autobiography discusses its place in the history of the genre. This book views the Autobiography as a work in which Vico applies the principles ... More


What’s the Use of Consciousness?: How the Stab of Conscience Made Us Really Conscious

Chris D. Frith and Thomas Metzinger

in The Pragmatic Turn: Toward Action-Oriented Views in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034326
eISBN:
9780262333290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034326.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The starting assumption is that consciousness (subjective experience), rather than being an epiphenomenon, has a causal role in the optimization of certain human behaviors. This chapter reviews ... More


The Soul of the Boy Was … Aztec: Race and Sexuality in Ramón Novarro’s Self-Narrative

Ernesto Chávez

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the life of the Mexican film star Ramón Novarro. It interrogates how Novarro used his racial identity to mask his homosexuality throughout his forty-year career. By excavating ... More


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