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The Monarch

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the Chinese emperorship, which was a curious construction that combined the principle of the monarch's limitless power with multifarious attempts to prevent this power from ... More


The Director: Self as The Unifyingcontext of Consciousness

Bernard J. Baars

in In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195102659
eISBN:
9780199864126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102659.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that the “self” of everyday life can be seen as a context that maintains long-term stability in our experiences and actions. Over many different situations we still manage to ... More


The Body

Tim Bayne

in The Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter examines whether the unity of consciousness is grounded in bodily self‐consciousness. The focal point of discussion is the embodiment constraint, which claims that the unity of ... More


The Neural Correlates of Depersonalization: A Disorder of Self-Awareness

HEDY KOBER, ALYSA RAY, SUKHVINDER OBHI, KEVIN GUISE, and JULIAN PAUL KEENAN

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter examines depersonalization as it relates to the self. It addresses intriguing questions regarding the brain areas that are related to disturbed self-processing in this disorder, and ... More


Psychoactive Agents and the Self

ROY J MATHEW

in The Lost Self: Pathologies of the Brain and Identity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195173413
eISBN:
9780199865758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173413.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter examines alterations of the self that are due to an array of psychoactive drugs. It discusses the effects of mescaline, cocaine, and ecstasy on the self, and then relates the scientific ... More


Jaspers’ Dilemma: The Psychopathological Challenge to Subjectivity Theories of Consciousness

Alexandre Billon and Uriah Kriegel

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Alexandre Billon and Uriah Kriegel, the chapter authors, hold that our conscious states often have a distinctive subjective character, or “mine-ness,” in virtue of which they appear to us to be ours. ... More


Somatoparaphrenia, Anosognosia, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Rocco J. Gennaro

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Rocco J. Gennaro defends the HOT theory of consciousness against the charge that it cannot account for somatoparaphrenia, a delusion where one denies ownership of a limb, and the related anosognosia, ... More


The Slave as Chattel and Human Being

Catherine Hezser

in Jewish Slavery in Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280865
eISBN:
9780191712852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280865.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The denationalisation or ‘deracination’ of slaves, the fact that they were seen as non-persons without a proper identity, was based on the identification of slaves with animals and other types of ... More


Community: John Rechy, Depersonalization, and Queer Selves

Suzanne Bost

in Shared Selves: Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042799
eISBN:
9780252051654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042799.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Analyzes the multiplication of autobiographical subjects in Rechy’s memoir (About My Life and the Kept Woman) as well as in his fiction, an interactive CD-ROM he helped produce, and performance art ... More


The Agony and the Ecstasy

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers the experience of childbirth. It reveals that certain themes run through the accounts of birth gathered in the course of research: the problem of recognition, the clash of ... More


Charismatic Leaders

Sara E. Gorman and Jack M. Gorman

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199396603
eISBN:
9780197563007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199396603.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In this chapter, as in the last, we explore the ways in which skeptical science beliefs are formed in social environments. This time, however, we focus specifically on ... More


Conducting the assessment: setting it up and taking a history

Rebecca McKnight, Jonathan Price, and John Geddes

in Psychiatry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754008
eISBN:
9780191917011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754008.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Assessment prepares the way for management. The form and detail of an assessment depends therefore on the management that is likely to be needed, and this ... More


The Enigma of Heteronymy

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/9780198864684.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The two poles around which Pessoa’s entire philosophy of self revolves are commitments to two extremely enigmatic propositions: [simulation] I am a subject other than the subject I am; and ... More


Displaced Persons, Postwar Europe

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the experiences of displaced persons in Europe after World War II. It recounts how, following the war, people were herded from camp to camp as the military and civilian ... More


Epilogue

Stefan Andriopoulos

in Possessed: Hypnotic Crimes, Corporate Fiction, and the Invention of Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226020549
eISBN:
9780226020570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020570.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This epilogue outlines how medical theories of “depersonalization” and “psychic automatism” became crucial for the modernist avant-garde and the surrealist écriture automatique.


Bodily Ownership, Psychological Ownership, and Psychopathology

José Luis Bermúdez

in The Bodily Self: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037501
eISBN:
9780262344661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037501.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Debates about bodily ownership and psychological ownership have typically proceeded independently of each other. This paper explores the relation between them, with particular reference to how each ... More


From Eggbeaters and Alcohol to Gryphons, Dolls, and Puppets: The Affective Mobilities of Djuna Barnes’s Objects

Pavlina Radia

in Modernist Objects: Literature, Art, Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979503
eISBN:
9781800341470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979503.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For modernists like Djuna Barnes, objects mark, but also frequently mobilize, the very conflict that exists between the characters who are depersonalized by their sense of racial, cultural, class, ... More


Criticizing Marcel’s Reflective Method

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Doing Philosophy Personally: Thinking about Metaphysics, Theism, and Antiblack Racism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251605
eISBN:
9780823252725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251605.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines Marcel’s failure to appreciate the full magnitude of antiblack racism as a system of dehumanization. It contends that Marcel’s sociopolitical thought is an unwitting accomplice ... More


Bureaucratic Politics

Beatrice Jauregui

in Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226403670
eISBN:
9780226403847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403847.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how the provisional authority of police is shaped by the ongoing transfer of each and every officer to various districts and divisions over the course of one’s career. What ... More


The Extravagant Demand of Asking Nothing: La Connaissance surnaturelle

Yoon Sook Cha

in Decreation and the Ethical Bind: Simone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275250
eISBN:
9780823277087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275250.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the decreative aim of obligation through the contrasting poles of destitution and extravagance in the context of Simone Weil’s personal experiences. It argues that the ethical ... More


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