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Global Origins of the Modern Self




Vernon Greenwood



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Psychology - Psychology


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In psychology, the concept of self refers to everything that a person experiences as a single and autonomous being which is discrete from others. It also includes the experiences felt with continuity through place and time. The experience of the self comprises consciousness of one's emotional life and inner character together with consciousness of one's physicality. The study of the cognitive and affective representation of one's identity and the subject of experience is termed as the psychology of self. It distinguishes between the self as 'I' which refers to the subjective knower and the self as 'Me' that represents the subject that is known. This book elucidates the concepts and innovative models around prospective developments with respect to global origins of the modern self. It aims to shed light on some of the unexplored aspects of modern self and the recent researches in this field. The extensive content of this book provides the readers with a thorough understanding of the subject.