Controversies and Subjectivity

Controversies and Subjectivity

eBook - 2005
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This collective volume focuses on two closely connected issues whose common denominator is the embattled notion of the subject. The first concerns the controversies on the nature of the subject and related notions, such as the concepts of 'I' and 'self'. From both theoretical and historical viewpoints, several of the contributors show how different and incompatible perspectives on the subject can help us understand today's world, its habits, style, power relations, and attitudes. For this purpose, use is made of insights in a broad range of disciplines, such as sociology, psychoanalysis, pragm.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., Ă2005
ISBN: 9781588116154
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (ix, 411 pages)
Additional Contributors: Dascal, Marcelo
Barrotta, Pierluigi


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