We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Network Self: Relation, Process, and Personal Identity by Kathleen Wallace

The concept of a relational self has been prominent in feminism, communitarianism, narrative self theories, and social network theories, and has been important to theorizing about practical dimensions of selfhood. However, it has been largely ignored in traditional philosophical theories of personal identity, which have been dominated by psychological and animal theories of the self. This book offers a systematic treatment of the notion of the self as constituted by social, cultural, political, and biological relations. The author's account incorporates practical concerns and addresses how a relational self has agency, autonomy, responsibility, and continuity through time in the face of change and impairments. This cumulative network model (CNM) of the self incorporates concepts from work in the American pragmatist and naturalist tradition. The ultimate aim of the book is to bridge traditions that are often disconnected from one another-feminism, personal identity theory, and pragmatism-to develop a unified theory of the self.

Buy The Network Self: Relation, Process, and Personal Identity by Kathleen Wallace from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780367077488
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Mar-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Network Self: Relation, Process, and Personal Identity by Kathleen Wallace

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about The Network Self: Relation, Process, and Personal Identity book by Kathleen Wallace and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.