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Introduction

John Lee

in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Controversies of Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198185048
eISBN:
9780191674433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185048.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the focus of the book, which is to search for an answer to a critical issue: does Prince Hamlet have a self-constituting sense of self? It then presents an ... More


A King of Infinite Space

John Lee

in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and the Controversies of Self

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198185048
eISBN:
9780191674433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185048.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare's Prince Hamlet has a self which is both a part of, and important to, his sense of identity. The last chapter put forward two complementary ways of describing and following this self. ... More


The bodily senses

Jeffrey Gray

in Consciousness: Creeping up on the hard problem

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198520917
eISBN:
9780191584916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520917.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The previous chapter considered the sense of self as being made up of a point of view (computed in the parietal lobes) and belongingness (computed in the hippocampal system). These processes both ... More


Introduction: Individuality in South India

Mattison Mines

in Public Faces, Private Voices: Community and Individuality in South India

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084780
eISBN:
9780520914599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084780.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book counters the commonplace view that individuality lacks importance in social life in India and offers a theory of Tamil individuality, analyzing individuality from the perspectives of ... More


The Sorcerer and His Apprentice: Aleister Crowley and the Magical Exploration of Edwardian Subjectivity

Alex Owen

in Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the theme of the “sacralization of the self,” and places Crowley's magical work in the context of a fin de siècle occultism. It tries to determine whether Crowley's magic ... More


Carl Jung’s Search for Permanence

Daniel M. Ogilvie

in Fantasies of Flight

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the core of the story that led to Jung's vision of levitation, drawing on George Atwood and Robert Stolorow's Faces in a Cloud, Peter Homans' Jung in Context, and Jung's ... More


The Missing Link in Cognition: Origins of self-reflective consciousness

Herbert S. Terrace and Janet Metcalfe (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195161564
eISBN:
9780199848386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161564.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

How do we develop self-awareness, or a sense of self? One of the most popular theories is that language plays a major role: language and the narrative form allow us to develop a sense of self because ... More


Identity and Musical Development in People with Severe or Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Adam Ockelford and John Vorhaus

in Handbook of Musical Identities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199679485
eISBN:
9780191759994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679485.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the relationship between identity and musical engagement on the part of children and young people who have either severe learning difficulties (SLD) or profound and multiple ... More


Strangers, Counterfeiters, and Gangsters: Figures of Belonging and the Problem of Belief

in Houses in Motion: The Experience of Place and the Problem of Belief in Urban Malaysia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758918
eISBN:
9780804775861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758918.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces several figures within Brickfields that showed how the residents tried to form a sense of self and community. These figures are the stranger, the counterfeiter, and the ... More


“Naked without My Line-Ends”: Robert Lowell in His Letters (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the letters and correspondence of American poet Robert Lowell. It suggests that though Lowell was not very comfortable with the medium of letter writing, the tone of his letters ... More


Rape as Evil

Keith Doubt

in Understanding Evil: Lessons from Bosnia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227006
eISBN:
9780823235872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227006.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the motives behind the rapes in Bosnia during the war. The rapes were assaults on individuals' bodies and selves. The purpose was not just to harm a ... More


With Life in One's Lap: The Story of an Eye/I (or Two)

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/9780520218246.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter interweaves autobiography with material from the author's ethnographic research in order to examine the complicated relationship between illness narratives, illness experience, and ... More


The Sense of Agency

Patrick Haggard and Baruch Eitam (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the scientific study of the human sense of agency. It discusses the causes and consequences of the subjective experience of being in control of one’s actions, and, through them, ... More


The Aesthetics of the Misfit: The Case of Henry Flynt and David Tudor (2004)1

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0016
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter examines the aesthetics of David Tudor as a performer and composer by situating his artistic aims within those of John Cage and Henry Flynt. As an interpreter-performer, Tudor trusted in ... More


Ethos of care and environment in long-stay care settings: impacts on residents' lives

Adeline Cooney and Kathy Murphy

in Valuing older people: A humanist approach to ageing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422927
eISBN:
9781447304173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422927.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The findings reported in this chapter are part of a larger study of residents' and staff's perceptions of quality-of-life issues in residential care settings. The findings arise from qualitative ... More


Feminist Bookstores: Building Identity

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how feminist bookstores revealed multidimensional and complex female identities that could transform women’s sense of self. These bookstores were often an outgrowth of women’s ... More


Rurality and ageing well: ‘a long time here’

Sherry Ann Chapman and Sheila Peace

in Rural ageing: A good place to grow old?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349019
eISBN:
9781447303299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349019.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines the interdependence of older women within the rural areas where they live. It tries to determine whether these are good places in which to grow old, and whether the physical and ... More


Towards a changed outlook

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter considers how people manage to shift their worldview from chaos and crisis and how they struggle to find meaning and make sense of it all. Talking about their life and experience can ... More


Just-do-it Versus Cognition-in-action

Barbara Gail Montero

in Thought in Action: Expertise and the Conscious Mind

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199596775
eISBN:
9780191822308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596775.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explains the “just-do-it principle” (the central target of the book), categorizes the various positions on expertise encountered in the prior chapter, and pulls apart the different kinds ... More


Preschoolers

Adrian Sandler

in Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855478
eISBN:
9781469604626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867860_sandler.12
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes some of the developmental issues that characterize the preschool years. We will touch on the importance to a child with spina bifida of a developing sense of self and an ... More


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