The Cultural Psychology of Self: Place, Morality and Art in Human Worlds, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Cultural Psychology of Self

Place, Morality and Art in Human Worlds, 1st Edition

By Ciaran Benson


280 pages

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Paperback: 9780415089050
pub: 2000-12-14
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Philosophers and psychologists both investigate the self, but often in isolation from one another. this book brings together studies by philosophers and psychologists in an exploration of the self and its function. It will be of interest to all those involved in philosophy, psychology and sociology.


'A book rich in insight, deep in significance … - The Cultural Psychology of Self is the work of a tutored and passionate mind.' -

'Ciaran Benson offers in this book a definition of self from the standpoint of cultural psychology … [and] situates cultural psychology within current modern psychology.' - Journal of Consciousness Studies

'One of the most ambitious and impressive philosophical works to come out of Ireland in recent years.' - Irish Times

About the Author

Ciaran Benson is Professor of Psychology at University College Dublin, Ireland.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General