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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


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


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


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


Autism: Self and others

Peter R. Hobson and Jessica A. Hobson

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter on Autism: Self and others, we consider how some, but only some, components of self-other relations and self-experience are affected in children who present with the syndrome of ... More


Conceptual, Biological, and Behavioral Distinctions Among Different Categories of Shy Children

Louis A. Schmidt and Nathan A. Fox

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reports that there may be different types of childhood shyness. The affinity between shyness and shame looks to be claimed by researchers who are interested in shyness as a state or ... More


Shame

Dan Zahavi

in Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199590681
eISBN:
9780191789656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590681.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages with the topic of shame. What does the fact that we feel shame tell us about the nature of self? Does shame testify to the presence of a self-concept, a (failed) self-ideal, and ... More


Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Susan Pockett, William P. Banks, and Shaun Gallagher (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Our intuition tells us that we, our conscious selves, cause our own voluntary acts. Yet scientists have long questioned this; Thomas Huxley, for example, in 1874 compared mental events to a steam ... More


Feeling Ashamed of Myself Because of You

Alba Montes Sánchez and Alessandro Salice

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Within the literature, shame is generally described as a self-conscious emotion, meaning that shame is about the self that feels that emotion. But how can this account accommodate cases in which I ... More


Flights of Fancy: power

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the deployment of music in technologies of power, technologies that Foucault argues became specifically centered on categorizing and controlling sexuality after the seventeenth ... More


Exploring Shame: The Interdisciplinary Context

Peter N. Stearns

in Shame: A Brief History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041402
eISBN:
9780252050008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041402.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter lays out standard current definitions of shame, including the predominant belief, among psychologists, that shame is a damaging emotion. Some disagreements are noted, and particular ... More


Señas de identidad

in Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the Juan Goytisolo's novel Señas de identidad. It examines the way the text of this novel by looking at the narrative process, chronology, self–conscious features, and the theme ... More


Reivindicación del conde don Julián

in Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses Juan Goytisolo's novel Reivindicación del conde don Julián. It examines the novel's metafictional nature, its self–conscious elements, and its satiric and parodic attack on the ... More


Constructions of Shame

Robert Walker

in The Shame of Poverty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684823
eISBN:
9780191765117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684823.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Shame is a powerful self-conscious emotion that some authorities consider to be the glue holding society together. This chapter examines shame through the lenses of psychology and sociology to ... More


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