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Author Larmore, Charles E
Title Pratiques du moi. English
The practices of the self / Charles Larmore ; translated by Sharon Bowman
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  126 L3267 2010    AVAILABLE  -  30500101405549
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  191.14 L324    AVAILABLE    30580002818867
Descript xvii, 201 p. ; 24 cm
Note Translation of: Les pratiques du moi (Paris : Presses universitaires de France, c2004)
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Translated from the French
Subject Self (Philosophy)
Self-knowledge, Theory of
Alt Author Bowman, Sharon, 1973-
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