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The practices of the self

Charles E. Larmore Sharon Bowman 1973-


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BD 438.5 .L3713 2010 )()

  • Title:
    The practices of the self
  • Author: Charles E. Larmore
  • Sharon Bowman 1973-
  • Description: Sincerity and authenticity. Introduction ; Sartre as guide ; Bad faith and sincerity ; The example of Stendhal ; Reflection and being like another ; Being natural -- Social mimetism. The ubiquity of convention ; Being like another ; Authenticity and the democratic age ; Mimetism and equality ; Being oneself amid conventions -- Reflection and self-knowledge. Authenticity and the nature of the self ; Foundations of a theory of cognitive reflection ; Psychological interpretation ; The structure of cognitive self-reflection ; The self in cognitive reflection -- A normativist conception of the mind. Representing and reasoning ; A critique of autonomy -- Practical reflection. Obligations and avowals ; A defense of first-person authority ; The persistence of the cartesian model ; The key to the mystery ; A final problem ; Conclusion -- being oneself and being like another. Two ways of being oneself ; The domain of authenticity ; The instability of practical reflection ; Authenticity and conversion ; How to be virtuous ; The ends of reflection ; Reflection and its problems -- Prudence and wisdom. The self and time ; The importance of unexpected goods ; Socrates' mistake ; The limits of prudence ; Wisdom.
  • Local Note: acq2012phl
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press
  • Format: xvii, 201 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780226468877 (cloth : alk. paper);ISBN 0226468879 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Self (Philosophy); Self-knowledge, Theory of
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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