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Differential psychology. Individuality. Self

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  • The Self in Timeby Chris Moore; Karen Lemmon; Karen Skene

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    Human reasoning is marked by an ability to remember one's personal past and to imagine one's future. Together these capacities rely on the notion of a temporally extended self or the self in time. Recent evidence suggests that it is during the preschool period that children first construct this form of self. By about four years of age, children can... more...

  • Moralische Selbstachtungby Henning Hahn

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 86.84

    This work is to be understood from the systematic perspective as an extension of John Rawl?s Theory of Justice . Constituting a normative vanishing-point, the individual?s moral self-respect is placed at the centre of the theory?s justification. Starting from the thesis that self-respect presents itself as the highest good, the book defends... more...

  • Identity Theoryby Peter J. Burke; Jan E. Stets

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 25.99

    All individuals claim particular identities given their roles in society, groups they belong to, and characteristics that describe themselves. This book describes and illustrates identity theory, a social psychological theory that attempts to understand identities, their sources in interaction and society, their processes of operation, and their consequences... more...

  • Dialogical Self Theoryby Hubert Hermans; Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 46.00

    This book provides a comprehensive social-scientific theory, incorporating the deep implications of the process of globalization, and its impact on individual development. more...

  • Experiencing Identityby Ian Craib

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 43.00

    `I recommend this book to all readers interested in thinking about the self; I am sure that anyone who reads it will come away with some new ideas' - Therapeutic Communities This critical and comprehensive examination of the relation of theory and identity discusses definitions of identity in classical social theory, modern social theory and... more...

  • Virtual Selves, Real Personsby Richard S. Hallam

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    This book looks at how to define persons and selves and the ways in which different disciplines have dealt with this topic. more...

  • The Damaged Coreby Salman Akhtar

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2009; US$ 38.99

    This comprehensive and tightly argued book deals with the process through which a coherent self evolves, the various ways such development fails to occur, and the therapeutic measures to put things back together. more...

  • Taking Careby Neil D. Weinstein

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 35.00

    Taking Care examines the reasons why people take precautions - and the reasons why they do not. more...

  • Selbsttäuschungby Kathi Beier

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 32.53

    Self-deception is a problematic phenomenon because it seems so deeply irrational. Previous philosophical accounts have not succeeded in making clear the way in which it is a "failure of reason." The present author argues that self-deception is a privative phenomenon, i.e. a deviation from immanent norms, as well an ethical phenomenon.... more...

  • Feeling, Being, and the Sense of Selfby Marcus West

    Karnac Books 2007; US$ 28.99

    This book explores the underlying mechanisms of the psyche. It traces the development of the individual and, in particular, the development of the sense of self, which is understood to be intimately related to the individual's object relations and to play a crucial role in core clinical phenomena. The book outlines a new perspective on identity and... more...