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Being Human The Problem of Agency

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ISBN-10: 0521795648

ISBN-13: 9780521795647

Edition: 2000

Authors: Margaret S. Archer

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In this text the author argues that being human depends on an interaction with the real world in which practice comes before language in the emergence of human self-consciousness, thought, emotionality and personal identity.
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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 9.25" wide x 6.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

The Impoverishment of Humanity
Resisting the dissolution of humanity
Modernity's man
Society's Being: humanity as the gift of society
The Emergence of Self Consciousness
The primacy of practice
The practical order as pivotal
The Emergence of Personal Identity
Humanity and reality: emotions as commentaries on human concerns
Personal identity: the inner conversation and emotional elaboration
The Emergence of Social Identity
Agents: active and passive
Actors and commitment
Conclusion