Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: social construction

Self-Evident

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In this piece for Aeon, Serife Tekin argues that contrary to antirealist perspectives emphasizing the illusion of selfhood, there is such a thing as the...

Consciousness: An Object Lesson

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In this interview for The New York Review of Books, Riccardo Manzotti puts forth a view of existence as relative. However, he argues, the fact that...

It’s Easy to Get Caught Up in Constructing Our Selves

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In this video for Aeon, clinical psychologist Daniel Brown discusses the ways that the construction of a fixed selfhood can limit the possibilities of our...

There is No Such Thing as the True Self, but it’s...

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From The British Psychological Society: The idea that each of us has a true or authentic self is a very common belief in many different...

“The Diseases You Only Get if You Believe in Them”

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For The Atlantic, Julie Beck explores syndromes and “diseases” that are unique to particular cultures. She interviews Frank Bures, author of new book "The Geography of...