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By Alexander Gerner,Jorge Gonçalves

ISBN-10: 373576004X

ISBN-13: 9783735760043

From a theoretical viewpoint the stories during which the sensation of self is quickly or completely altered, pose possibilities to use, seriously be sure or maybe renew theories of the self. The altered self, from a human standpoint, earnings its such a lot relevance while it's on the topic of mental sufferings, their comprehension, reduction or remedy. For a few, self-alterations are wanted as in technically accomplished, or drug triggered suspensions of a “fixed”, „regular“, „normalized“ or „orthodox“ event of self. Altered Self and changed Self-Experience (ASASE) explores diverse conceptual and scientific notions of the altered Self and various modes of altered self-experience in an effort to make clear the proposal of self.
This e-book offers with questions about the self from an interdisciplinary standpoint together with decidedly divergent views from diversified philosophical methods to the Altered Self and adjusted Self-Experience equivalent to “neuro”-philosophies, philosophy of emotion, philosophy of psychiatry, phenomenology in addition to methods from developmental psychology, mindfulness praxis, in addition to spiritual reports, cinema and literature stories.
ASASE is the results of a variety of study papers of the undertaking “Cognitive origin of the Self” with contributions of foreign students who almost always provided and mentioned their paintings on the foreign workshop "Altered Self and changed Self event" prepared by means of Alexander Gerner (CFCUL) and Jorge Gonçalves (IFILNOVA) held on the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL) on the institute of philosophy IFILNOVA at the thirtieth and thirty first of may perhaps 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Authors of this quantity comprise: Dina Mendonça, Amber Griffioen, Sara F. Bizzaro, Niccola Zippel, João Fonseca, Alexander Gerner, Michele Guerra, Iwona Janicka, Gabriel Levy, Bernardo Palmerim, Michaela Hulstyn, Vera Pereira, Jorge Gonçalves, Pablo López-Silva Pio Abreu, Georg Northoff, Inês Hipólito and Anna Ciaunica.
Chapters contain: Emotional features of the self; Disembodiment of Self-experience: Out-of-Body event, Full-Body phantasm and Cinematic event; Altered Self-Experience in non secular Self-Experience, Intimacy, Self studies of Drug-Experiments and Mindfulness Meditation; Gender and changed Self-Experience; performing Theories and the Self; Altered Self in Schizophrenia; Altered Social Selves: Autism and intersubjectivity

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