Idea of the Self Thought and Experience in Western Europe since the Seventeenth Century

ISBN-10: 0521605547
ISBN-13: 9780521605540
Edition: 2004
Authors: Jerrold Seigel
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List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 734
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486

What is the self? The question has preoccupied people in many times and places, but nowhere more than in the modern West, where it has spawned debates that still resound today. Jerrold Seigel combines theoretical and contextual approaches to explore the ways key figures have understood whether and how far individuals can achieve coherence and consistency in the face of inner tensions and external pressures. Clarifying that recent "post-modernist" accounts belong firmly to the tradition of Western thinking they have sought to supercede, Seigel provides a persuasive alternative to claims that the modern self is typically egocentric or disengaged. Both a Fulbright Fellow and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, Jerrold Seigel is currently William R. Keenan Professor of History at NYU. His previous books include The Private Worlds of Marcel Duchamp (University of California Press, 1995) and Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life (Viking Penguin, 1986).

Acknowledgments
Introductory
Dimensions and contexts of selfhood
Between ancients and moderns
British Modernity
Personal identity and modern selfhood: Locke
Self-centeredness and sociability: Mandeville and Hume
Adam Smith and modern self-fashioning
Society and Self-Knowledge: France from Old Regime to Restoration
Sensationalism, reflection, and inner freedom: Condillac and Diderot
Wholeness, withdrawal, and self-revelation: Rousseau
Reflectivity, sense-experience, and the perils of social life: Maine de Biran and Constant
The World and the Self in German Idealism
Autonomy, limitation, and the purposiveness of nature: Kant
Homology and Bildung: Herder, Humboldt, and Goethe
The ego and the world: Fichte, Novalis, and Schelling
Universal selfhood: Hegel
Modern Visions and Illusions
Dejection, insight, and self-making: Coleridge and Mill
From cultivated subjectivity to the culte du moi: polarities of self-formation in nineteenth-century France
Society and selfhood reconciled: Janet, Fouille, and Bergson
Will, reflection, and self-overcoming: Schopenhauer and Nietzsche
Being and transcendence: Heidegger
Deaths and transfigurations of the self: Foucault and Derrida
Epilogue
Notes
Index

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