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The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Mark R. Leary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Human beings are unique in their ability to think consciously about themselves. Because they have a capacity for self-awareness not shared by other animals, people can imagine themselves in the ... More


Intercultural Pragmatics

Istvan Kecskes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This is the first book about intercultural pragmatics that focuses on language use in intercultural interaction. Intercultural Pragmatics is concerned with the way the language system is put to use ... More


Gender Preference: An Islamic View

Faegheh Shirazi

in Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033549
eISBN:
9780813039589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033549.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Female sexuality is often seen through a narrow-minded perspective because of Islam's patriarchal structure. The notion that women would be engaged in securing relationships with other women has been ... More


Between Mourning and Magnetism: Derrida and Waldenfels on the Art of Hospitality

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

To the canonical phenomenologies of the Stranger in Jacques Derrida and Bernhard Waldenfels, this chapter offers a third voice: that of the eighteenth-century religious thinker David Brainerd. Both ... More


From Foreign to Fad: Garlic’s Twentieth-Century Transition

Pauline Adema

in Garlic Capital of the World: Gilroy, Garlic, and the Making of a Festive Foodscape

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731200
eISBN:
9781604733334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731200.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses place–food associations; the origins of people’s negative perceptions of garlic, which are rooted in culinary egocentrism from the colonial era and reinforced during the period ... More


Strange Interpretations

W. Puck Brecher

in The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine aesthetic eccentricity as an emergent feature of identity formation during this new age and traces its trajectory throughout the Edo ... More


The Socio-cognitive Approach

Istvan Kecskes

in Intercultural Pragmatics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter summarizes the main tenets of the socio-cognitive approach (SCA) that is the theoretical framework for intercultural pragmatics. It explains how SCA relates to the positivist and ... More


Burdens of Domesticity: The Writer and His Family

Marvin Marcus

in Reflections in a Glass Door: Memory and Melancholy in the Personal Writings of Natsume Soseki

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833060
eISBN:
9780824871352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833060.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter shifts the focus of Sōseki's reminiscence to family and one's role as husband and father. Here, depictions in both the shōhin and the autobiographical fiction point to an uneasy modus ... More


The interplay of recipient design and salience in shaping speaker’s utterance

Istvan Kecskes

in Reference and Representation in Thought and Language

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198714217
eISBN:
9780191782626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714217.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues that a speaker’s utterance is not just recipient design. While fitting words into actual situational contexts, speakers are driven not only by the intent that the hearer recognize ... More


“The Right” and Moral Development: Fundamental Themes of Kohlberg’s Cognitive Developmental Approach

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explicates cognitive developmental themes in moral development. The attention of young children is readily captured by or centered on that which is immediate and salient in their ... More


Understanding Antisocial Behavior

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The referent for social behavior shifts in this chapter to antisocial behavior and how to account for it. Most offenders, from petty pranksters to ideological terrorists, fail (except for ... More


Eudaimonism and Cosmopolitan Concern

David O. Brink

in Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817277
eISBN:
9780191858796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817277.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay explores the adequacy of Sidgwick’s contrast between the egocentrism of ancient ethics and the impartiality of modern ethics by evaluating the resources of eudaimonists, especially ... More


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