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The philosopher's "I" autobiography and the search for the self

J. Lenore Wright 1972-

c2006

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  • Title:
    The philosopher's "I" autobiography and the search for the self
  • Author: J. Lenore Wright 1972-
  • Description: Writing the self -- Groundwork for a study of autobiography -- Writing the examined life -- The rationale for autobiographical writing -- Autobiography as confession -- Features of autobiographical writing -- Conclusions -- Bifurcating the self -- Self-ascription and self-description -- The inner self -- The outer self -- Conclusions -- Masking the self -- Deception and concealment -- Knowledge and truth in autobiography -- Self-deception -- Self-concealment -- Self-masking -- Conclusions -- Tranforming the self -- The dialectic of philosophical autobiography -- Interpretation and understanding -- Gracia on interpretation -- Gadamer on truth in interpretation -- Nietzsche and the subversion of the self.
  • Publication Date: c2006
  • Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (229 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-7914-8098-4;ISBN 1-4294-5798-8
  • Subjects: Philosophers -- Biography -- History and criticism; Autobiography; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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