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First-Person Knowledge in Phenomenology *

Amie L. Thomasson

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We each at least seem to have a distinctive first-person knowledge of our own experience. One standard way to account for the source of first-person knowledge is by appeal to a kind of inner ... More


Sensory-Motor and Cognitive Transformation

Sebastian Schneegans

in Dynamic Thinking: A Primer on Dynamic Field Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199300563
eISBN:
9780190299026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300563.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Spatial representations, in technical and biological systems, are characterized by reference frames: Location information is given relative to a reference point. In the nervous system, different ... More


Thinking like a Planet

Paul D. Hirsch and Bryan G. Norton

in Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explores the kind of change that would have to occur in human perspective if we were to undergo a cognitive transformation and learn to “think like a planet.” It first presents an ... More


Prison Experiences and Identity in Women’s Life Stories: Implications for Reentry

Merry Morash, Elizabeth A. Adams, Marva V. Goodson, and Jennifer E. Cobbina

in Beyond Recidivism: New Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479862726
eISBN:
9781479877775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479862726.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes women’s perceptions of the pains of prison and their identity development while incarcerated. The 44 women in the sample had histories of substance abuse and felony offending ... More


A Productive, Law-Abiding Citizen

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter takes a closer look at the notion of prison as a turning point. It demonstrates that the majority of interviewees described having experienced a ‘personal change’, an ‘epiphany’ or a ... More


Reconsidering Lifer Reentry

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter eleven concludes by exploring the boundaries of two main theoretical models: Life-course theories and theories of cognitive transformation, in explaining success and failure among these ... More


Understanding Desistance

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter draws from two predominant criminological theories that have been used to explain desistance from crime: Life-course theories and theories of cognitive transformation. Particular ... More


Staying Out

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter ten delves deeper into the factors the interviewees mentioned as key to staying out. These included aging out of crime, a healthy fear for the conditions of parole, and self-efficacy, or ... More


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