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Conceptions of Self: An Analytical Taxonomy

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

This chapter develops an analytical framework within which conceptions of self can be identified and classified. A conception about self supplies an answer to the question “What am I?” Until very ... More


The Idealist Ethic of Social Self-Realization

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In addition to and connected with its fresh metaphysics and philosophy of religion, the British Idealist school put forward a radically new kind of moral theory; one which might be called the ... More


Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

Galen Strawson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198250067
eISBN:
9780191712593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250067.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is the self? Does it exist? If it does exist, what is it like? It's not clear that we even know what we're asking about when we ask these large, metaphysical questions. The idea of the self ... More


Autobiography in Time

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/9780199737833.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter traces the cultural-historical origins of the autobiographical self by contrasting autobiographical writings in ancient and modern times, in East and West. It argues that autobiography ... More


Psychology and the Neoliberal Self: Global Culture and the “New Colonial” Subjects

Sunil Bhatia

in Decolonizing Psychology: Globalization, Social Justice, and Indian Youth Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199964727
eISBN:
9780190690243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199964727.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter investigates how neoliberal globalization is not just an economic concept or an economic condition; rather, it brings with it shifts in the spheres of culture psychology and identity. It ... More


Being at the Centre

Jonardon Ganeri

in Virtual Subjects, Fugitive Selves: Fernando Pessoa and his philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198864684
eISBN:
9780191896729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864684.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We can begin to unravel the enigma of heteronymy if we note that a rather similar puzzle arises in the context of dreaming. I may certainly figure within my own dream, and there is therefore a ... More


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