Agency and Alienation: A Theory of Human Presence
A presentation of the nature of human agency and the individual's own experience of himself as an agent. This work questions activity, the self and its presence. It offers an understanding of what it is to be alienated from oneself, incorporating issues such as human freedom and self-deception.
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The Self as Integrated Personality
Alienness The Experience of Ones Own Incoherence
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Current Perspectives in Social Theory, Volume 16
No preview available - 1996