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The conceptual self in context : culture experience self understanding

Author: Ulric Neisser; David A Jopling
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Emory symposia in cognition, 7
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

We all believe certain things about ourselves; take together those beliefs make up our 'self concept'. In this book a prestigious group of psychologists, linguists, anthropologists and philosophers  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulric Neisser; David A Jopling
ISBN: 9780521153607 0521153603
OCLC Number: 551412688
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Description: pages cm.
Contents: List of contributions; Part I. The Self in Culture: 1. Concepts and self-concepts Ulric Neisser; 2. Selfways: diversity in modes of cultural participation Hazel Rose Markus, Patricia R. Mullally, and Shinobu Kitayama; 3. Depression and the cultural context of the self-serving bias Linda J. Koenig; 4. How is the self conceptualized? Variations among cultures Fredrik Barth; 5. The internal structure of the self George Lakoff; 6. Why Lakoff needs psychoanalysis: on cultural ambivalence and concepts of the self Charles W. Nuckolls; 7. Children's self-awareness and self-understanding in cultural context Daniel Hart and Suzanne Fegley; 8. Situating the self in interpersonal space John F. Kihlstrom, Lori A. Marchese-Foster, and Stanley B. Klein; 9. The self as socially constructed: a commentary Robyn Fivush and Janine Buckner; Part II. Experiencing the Self: 10. Mindfulness mediation and the private (?) self Eleanor Rosch; 11. The consciousness machine: self and subjectivity in schizophrenia and modern culture Louis A. Sass; Part III. Philosophical Perspectives on the Self: 12. The self and contemporary theories of ethics Sheila Mason; 13. A 'self of selves'? David A. Jopling; Author index; Subject index.
Series Title: Emory symposia in cognition, 7
Responsibility: Ulric Neisser, David Jopling.


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