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The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life

Lee Humphreys

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037853
eISBN:
9780262346252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037853.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Social critiques argue that social media has made us narcissistic, that Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are all vehicles for me-promotion. This book offers a different view. It shows that ... More


Self-Portraiture

Christopher S. Wood

in Self-Knowledge: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190226411
eISBN:
9780190226442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226411.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

It is not clear that art ever offers anything like knowledge. But if it does, then one should perhaps look to the self-portrait. The self-portrait is an image of an individual created by that ... More


Visual Access and Excess: New Ways of Seeing and Sharing

Sreedeep Bhattacharya

in Consumerist Encounters: Flirting with Things and Images

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125561
eISBN:
9780190991333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125561.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

This chapter conceptualizes several aspects of digital remediations in an era of restless digital navigation. The instantaneous creation and sharing of content altering the relationship between ... More


From Observant Eye to Non-Attentive “I”: The Camera as Cognitive Device

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This is a moment when, for millenials, nothing is hidden, little is sheltering. Offices are wide-open, lined with cubicles that have no wall or back. Building facades are Instagramable abstractions ... More


The Pencil of Identity: Instagram as Inadvertent (Female) Autobiography

Kris Fallon

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The author charts the development of self-portraits from the painted canvas to Instagram’s selfies. Revolving around autobiography as a multifaceted genre over the centuries, the author claims that ... More


I Selfie, Therefore I Am: On Self-Imaging Culture

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in On Being and Becoming: An Existentialist Approach to Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190913656
eISBN:
9780197516867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913656.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents the contemporary phenomenon of “selfie” culture from an existentialist viewpoint. The chapter imagines how Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, and Heidegger might have responded to ... More


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