By Jaine Strauss, George R. Goethals
A actually extraordinary explosion of curiosity within the self has taken position some time past twenty years, in psychology and comparable disciplines. This e-book provides a variety of fresh paintings at the self, from self-awareness in chimpanzees to multiple-personality problems, vainness in youth, in addition to primary matters going again to the paintings of James, Cooley and others. 3 major teams or clusters of issues emerge. the 1st cluster includes chapters that debate the association and coherence of the self; the second offers with self-awareness and self-deception; and the 3rd one examines, in new methods, the query of the connection among self and different. whereas it really is tricky to foretell precisely the place destiny paintings at the self will lead students, this paintings issues in a few major instructions and gives an organization reference within the field.