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Who's Responsible?

Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown

in Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215393
eISBN:
9780191707025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215393.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter deals with a central theme of the book: a philosophical analysis of the concept of morally responsible action. The account of moral agency worked out by Alasdair MacIntyre is utilized. ... More


Second- and Third-Generation Postmemories of Palestine and Narratives on Nakba Memory

Anaheed Al-Hardan

in Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter comparatively examines second- and third-generation Palestinian refugees’ postmemories of Palestine, and their narratives on Nakba memory.


Broken Narratives: Clinical Encounters and the Poetics of Illness Experience

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro

in Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter analyzes a clinical encounter between a patient and a psychiatrist, where their different perspectives prevent the construction of any coherent story. The author introduces a framework ... More


What Are We Made Of? Stories Told and Untold

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/9780199737833.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses, in a cultural context, an intriguing age-old question in memory research, that is, to what extent memory narratives reflect the underlying memory representations. Examining a ... More


Cultural Memory in a Fallen Nation

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The opening chapter outlines the themes of the book: the cultural trauma of defeat in 1945, and its pervasive influence on the narratives that are told and retold to future generations. With the ... More


Repetitions of the Past: Marjane Satrapi and Intergenerational Memory

Nima Naghibi

in Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the work of acclaimed graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi. This chapter explores how Satrapi’s various deployments of auto/biography interweave Satrapi’s autobiographical avatar, ... More


Beyond Time: The Autobiographical Process as Search Movement

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although building on the modernist tradition of memory and time narration, the kind of experimentation studied in this chapter goes beyond the modernist imagination. W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz ... More


Prosthetic Memory/National Memory: Forrest Gump

Robert Burgoyne

in Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816642915
eISBN:
9781452945842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816642915.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the film Forrest Gump as an example of social memory’s role in constructing concepts of nation. The film relieves the power of memory and narratives of memory to create ... More


How Do I Know Who I Am?

Karl Sabbagh

in Remembering our Childhood: How Memory Betrays Us

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218417
eISBN:
9780191804250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218417.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the nature and content of our earliest memories. It suggests that, while there may be no way to be sure which are accurate and which are not, it is likely that earliest ... More


Competing Narratives and Performancesin Rwanda’s Gacaca Courts

Ananda Breed and Astrid Jamar

in Rwanda Since 1994: Stories of Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786941992
eISBN:
9781789623611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941992.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The aim of this chapter is to deconstruct how human rights reports of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch produce knowledge on the Rwandan gacaca courts as a failed (semi-) legal justice ... More


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