The curse of the self self-awareness, egotism, and the quality of human life

Human beings have the ability to think consciously about themselves, which allows them, among other things, to imagine themselves in the future, anticipate the consequences of their behaviour and plan ahead. This can sometimes cause problems and the author suggests ways to approach self-reflection i...

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Main Author: Leary, Mark R.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2004, 2004
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Human beings have the ability to think consciously about themselves, which allows them, among other things, to imagine themselves in the future, anticipate the consequences of their behaviour and plan ahead. This can sometimes cause problems and the author suggests ways to approach self-reflection in a positive manner
Physical Description:vii, 226 p.
ISBN:9780199786756
0199786755