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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$ 105.00

    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...

  • Dialogical Self Theoryby Hubert Hermans; Agnieszka Hermans-Konopka

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 48.00

    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$ 42.00

    `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$ 44.00

    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$ 36.99

    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$ 28.00

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

  • Your Many Facesby Virginia Satir

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 12.99

    Each one of us has a medley of "faces" that composes our individual personality: intelligence, anger, love, jealousy, helplessness, courage, and many more. We're often quick to judge these characteristics as either positive or negative, without recognizing that we need each of them in order to become fuller, more balanced human beings. Originally... more...

  • Honoring the Selfby Nathaniel Branden

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    "Tell me how a person judges his or her self-esteem," says pioneering psychologist Nathaniel Branden, "and I will tell you how that person operates at work, in love, in sex, in parenting, in every important aspect of existence--and how high he or she is likely to rise.  The reputation you have with yourself--your self-esteem--is the single most important... more...

  • Selbsttäuschungby Kathi Beier

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 42.00

    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...