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Practical identity and narrative agency, edited by Catriona Mackenzie and Kim Atkins

Label
Practical identity and narrative agency
Title
Practical identity and narrative agency
Statement of responsibility
edited by Catriona Mackenzie and Kim Atkins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these issues. The chapters, written by an outstanding roster of international scholars, address a range of complex philosophical issues concerning the relationship between practical and metaphysical identity, the embodied dimensions of the first-personal perspective, the kind of reflexive agency involved in th
Member of
Dewey number
126
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Mackenzie, Catriona
  • Atkins, Kim
Series statement
Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy
Series volume
14
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  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • Oral tradition
  • Autobiography
  • Agent (Philosophy)
Label
Practical identity and narrative agency, edited by Catriona Mackenzie and Kim Atkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction: Practical Identity and Narrative Agency / Catriona Mackenzie -- 2. Staying Alive: Personal Continuation and a Life Worth Having / Marya Schechtman -- 3. Personal Identity: Practical or Metaphysical? / Caroline West -- 4. Narrative Identity and Embodied Continuity / Kim Atkins -- 5. Personal Identity Management / Jan Bransen -- 6. Imagination, Identity and Self-Transformation / Catriona Mackenzie -- 7. Why Search for Lost Time: Memory, Autonomy, and Practical Reason / John Christman -- 8. The Way of the Wanton / J. David Velleman -- 9. Losing One's Self / Cheshire Calhoun -- 10. Normative Agency / Jeanette Kennett and Steve Matthews -- 11. Remorse and Moral Identity / Christopher Cordner -- 12. Shaping a Life: Narrative, Time and Necessity / Genevieve Lloyd -- 13. How to Change the Past / Karen Jones
Control code
ocn840467363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203937839
Note
Taylor & Francis
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840467363
Label
Practical identity and narrative agency, edited by Catriona Mackenzie and Kim Atkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Introduction: Practical Identity and Narrative Agency / Catriona Mackenzie -- 2. Staying Alive: Personal Continuation and a Life Worth Having / Marya Schechtman -- 3. Personal Identity: Practical or Metaphysical? / Caroline West -- 4. Narrative Identity and Embodied Continuity / Kim Atkins -- 5. Personal Identity Management / Jan Bransen -- 6. Imagination, Identity and Self-Transformation / Catriona Mackenzie -- 7. Why Search for Lost Time: Memory, Autonomy, and Practical Reason / John Christman -- 8. The Way of the Wanton / J. David Velleman -- 9. Losing One's Self / Cheshire Calhoun -- 10. Normative Agency / Jeanette Kennett and Steve Matthews -- 11. Remorse and Moral Identity / Christopher Cordner -- 12. Shaping a Life: Narrative, Time and Necessity / Genevieve Lloyd -- 13. How to Change the Past / Karen Jones
Control code
ocn840467363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203937839
Note
Taylor & Francis
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840467363

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