The private self / Arnold H. Modell.

The concept of the self is the subject of intense debate in psychoanalysis - as it is in neuro-science, cognitive science, and philosophy. In The Private Self Arnold Modell, a leading thinker in American psychoanalysis, studies selfhood from the inside by examining variations on the theme of the sel...

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Main Author: Modell, Arnold H., 1924-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
Table of Contents:
  • Thinking about the self: structure and consiousness
  • Private and public selves
  • The private self in public space
  • The dialectic of self and other
  • Solitude, passionate interests, and the generative aspects of the self
  • Process and experience: the unconscious structure of the self
  • Private meaning and the agency of the self
  • Value, "instinct", and the emergent motives of the self.