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Goodman, David M
The demanded self : Levinasian ethics and identity in psychology / David M.Goodman
Alternate Title Levinasian ethics and identity in psychology
Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  BF76.4 .G65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Psychology -- Moral and ethical aspects
Subject LĂ©vinas, Emmanuel -- Ethics
Physical Description xiii, 232 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-223) and index
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction : the self out of which we live -- Jewgreek.greekjew : a translation of Hebrew into Greek -- The idol of reason : from a disengaged self to a dis-interested ethics -- The normal bell-shaped self : from immanentization of knowledge to transcendence of the other -- The buffered self : from the individual subject to a subjected individual -- Hineni and transference : the remembering and forgetting of the other -- Hearing "thou shalt not kill" : psychoanalysis, enactment, and -- Levinasian ethics -- The psyche awakened : the other as a trauma that heals -- References -- Endnotes
Summary "Goodman demonstrates how the ethical dimension of human experience has too frequently been neglected within psychology's present constructs of the self and argues that the philosophical work of Emmanuel Levinas, whose work establishes an originary ethical attunement to the other person, can provide a radical corrective to such morally anemic definitions of the modern self. Includes clinical examples"--Provided by publisher

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