The Resource Beyond Individualism : Reconstituting the Liberal Self

Beyond Individualism : Reconstituting the Liberal Self

Label
Beyond Individualism : Reconstituting the Liberal Self
Title
Beyond Individualism
Title remainder
Reconstituting the Liberal Self
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
In the examination of the conception of human nature, a duality is commonly perceived--the liberal self as atomistic, self-contained, even selfish; and the communitarian self as socially situated and defined through its environment. Crittenden argues that neither view is acceptable, drawing onrecent psychological research to expound on a theory of ""compound individuality."" This work includes a discussion of the compound individual as the self of liberalism, as well as a discussion of the sort of political organization that can generate personal identity constituted by liberal autonomyand com
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
320.5/12
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC571 -- C698 1992eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Beyond Individualism : Reconstituting the Liberal Self
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • INTRODUCTION; I: Behind Individualism; 1. The Disposition of the Self; Charles Taylor: The Disengaged Self Versus the Strong Evaluator; Alasdair Maclntyre: Individualism Versus Narrative Unity; Michael Sandel: The Unencumbered Self Versus the Socially Situated Self; The Self as a Two-Track System; 2. The Theory of Compound Individuality; Piaget's Cognitive Structures; The Self-system: Process and Product; Membership Versus Autonomy; Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development; Critiques of Kohlberg; Liberal and Communitarian Selves Revisited; II: Beyond Individualism
  • 3. Autonomous Selfhood: Individualism Versus Compound IndividualityDefining Autonomy; Individualism; Contextualism and Compound Individuality; Practicing Contextualism; 4. Political Participation: Self-development and Self-interest; Participation as Cultivation of Character; Mirroring: Habits of the Heart; Empirical Support for Participation as Self-development; Outcomes: Generating the Common Good; Transforming Self-interests; Rousseau's Self-interest Properly Understood; Transcending Self-interest; Why Obey?; 5. Veneration of Community; What Is Community?; Communitarians on Community
  • Total CommunityParticipation and Liberal Community; III: Reconstituting the Liberal Self; 6. Socrates in a Pluralistic Tradition; Retrospective; Modern or ""New"" Liberals; A New Liberal Psychology; The Bugbear of Relativism; Liberal Virtues and the Good Life; Liberal Politics; Liberal Lessons from Communitarianism; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
Control code
ocn936849774
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195360899
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35670800
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936849774
  • pebcs0195360893

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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