Self, subjectivity, and the instituted social imaginary

In Shaun Gallagher (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Self. Oxford University Press (2011)
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This article presents a feminist analysis of the concept of self. It discusses the issues of the subjectivity of the self and the instituted social imaginary and suggests that the ideas of positioning of being positioned within power structures have implications for epistemological, moral, and political philosophies. It explains that in order to view real selves, one needs to understand their particular positions and how they are thrown together into the complex, rich, and challenging world.



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