skip to content
Strangers to ourselves : discovering the adaptive unconscious Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Strangers to ourselves : discovering the adaptive unconscious

Author: Timothy D Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Belknap, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? What are we trying to discover? In a tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has redefined it, Timothy D. Wilson introduces a hidden mental world of judgements, feelings, and motives that introspection may never show."--Global Books in Print.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy D Wilson
ISBN: 0674013824 9780674013827
OCLC Number: 56459690
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: viii, 262 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface 1. Freud's Genius, Freud's Myopia 2. The Adaptive Unconscious 3. Who's in Charge? 4. Knowing Who We Are 5. Knowing Why 6. Knowing How We Feel 7. Knowing How We Will Feel 8. Introspection and Self-Narratives 9. Looking Outward to Know Ourselves 10. Observing and Changing Our Behavior Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Timothy D. Wilson.

Abstract:

"Know thyself," a precept as old as Socrates, is still good advice. But is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? Wilson makes the case for better ways of discovering our unconscious selves.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Wilson convincingly argues that our conscious minds are but the tip of the iceberg in deciding how we behave, what is important to us, and how we feel. Surveying a variety of contemporary Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56459690> # Strangers to ourselves : discovering the adaptive unconscious
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "56459690" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796436644#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BF697> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/154.2/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1111797> ; # Self-perception
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136406> ; # Subconsciousness
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/69153956> ; # Timothy D. Wilson
   schema:datePublished "2004" ;
   schema:description ""Is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? What are we trying to discover? In a tour of the unconscious, as contemporary psychological science has redefined it, Timothy D. Wilson introduces a hidden mental world of judgements, feelings, and motives that introspection may never show."--Global Books in Print."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796436644> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Strangers to ourselves : discovering the adaptive unconscious"@en ;
   schema:productID "56459690" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56459690#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_london_belknap_2004> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796436644#Agent/belknap> ; # Belknap
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674013827> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA4Y3914> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/56459690> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796436644#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1111797> # Self-perception
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Self-perception"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1136406> # Subconsciousness
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Subconsciousness"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/69153956> # Timothy D. Wilson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Wilson" ;
   schema:givenName "Timothy D." ;
   schema:name "Timothy D. Wilson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780674013827>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0674013824" ;
   schema:isbn "9780674013827" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.