David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of the History of Philosophy 48 (3):375-396 (2010)
Among the general features of modern Western discourse is a marked emphasis on the individual self. The nearly total displacement of the linguistic practice of referring to individuals as 'souls' when speaking philosophically, by the use of the terms 'selves' or 'subjects', is one sign of the modern proclivity for acknowledging the self-conscious and reflexive aspects of human experience. However, the conceptions of self and subject that have been inherited in the past few hundred years of Western philosophical thought have been increasingly called into question. One source of this recent reevaluation of our modern conceptions of the self is associated with post-structuralist critiques, now several decades old, of ..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Udo Thiel (2011). The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity From Descartes to Hume. Oxford University Press.
Friedrich Schleiermacher (1998). Hermeneutics and Criticism and Other Writings. Cambridge University Press.
Georg Behrens (1994). Schleiermacher Contra Lindbeck on the Status of Doctrinal Sentences. Religious Studies 30 (4):399 - 417.
Friedrich Schleiermacher (2002). Lectures on Philosophical Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
Jacqueline Mariña (2004). Schleiermacher on the Outpourings of the Inner Fire: Experiential Expressivism and Religious Pluralism. Religious Studies 40 (2):125-143.
Edward T. Bartlett (1983). The Subjectlessness of Self-Consciousness. Philosophy Research Archives 9:675-682.
Eduardo Mendieta (1992). Metaphysics of Subjectivity and the Theology of Subjectivity. Philosophy and Theology 6 (3):276-290.
Andrew Bowie (2004). Schleiermacher and Post-Metaphysical Thinking. Critical Horizons 5 (1):165-200.
Weimin Mo (2007). Cogito : From Descartes to Sartre. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (2):247-264.
Added to index2010-06-30
Total downloads8 ( #175,654 of 1,099,564 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #300,754 of 1,099,564 )
How can I increase my downloads?