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The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding - U. Neisser / D. A. Jopling

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What is the self-concept and how does it develop Do people in different cultures have sharply different concepts of self Can we believe what our informants tell us on this point What is known about the self-concepts of depressives of schizophrenics How does meditation affect the sense of self Is there an inner 'self of selves' as James once suggested These are among the most hotly debated questions in the social sciences today. In this book a prestigious group of psychologists, anthropologists and philosophers addresses these questions and presents some surprising answers. This is the third and last of the Emory Symposia organized around Ulric Neisser's cognitive theory of self-knowledge, it goes beyond The Perceived Self and The Remembering Self to deal with some of the oldest - as well as some of the newest - psychological and philosophical questions surrounding the self.

Some wear on dust jacket.

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Author(s):
The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding - U. Neisser / D. A. Jopling
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
23 x 14 cm
Edition:
1st edition, 1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521482038
ISBN-13:
9780521482035
Number of pages:
283
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding - U. Neisser / D. A. Jopling

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What is the self-concept and how does it develop Do people in different cultures have sharply different concepts of self Can we believe what our informants tell us on this point What is known about the self-concepts of depressives of schizophrenics How does meditation affect the sense of self Is there an inner 'self of selves' as James once suggested These are among the most hotly debated questions in the social sciences today. In this book a prestigious group of psychologists, anthropologists and philosophers addresses these questions and presents some surprising answers. This is the third and last of the Emory Symposia organized around Ulric Neisser's cognitive theory of self-knowledge, it goes beyond The Perceived Self and The Remembering Self to deal with some of the oldest - as well as some of the newest - psychological and philosophical questions surrounding the self.

Some wear on dust jacket.

Author(s):
The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding - U. Neisser / D. A. Jopling
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
23 x 14 cm
Edition:
1st edition, 1997
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521482038
ISBN-13:
9780521482035
Number of pages:
283
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
The Conceptual Self in Context: Culture, Experience, Self-Understanding - U. Neisser / D. A. Jopling

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