By Alexander Gerner,Jorge Gonçalves

ISBN-10: 373576004X

ISBN-13: 9783735760043

From a theoretical standpoint the studies within which the sensation of self is quickly or completely altered, pose possibilities to use, severely ascertain or maybe renew theories of the self. The altered self, from a human standpoint, earnings its so much relevance whilst it really is concerning mental sufferings, their comprehension, aid or remedy. For a few, self-alterations are wanted as in technically completed, or drug prompted suspensions of a “fixed”, „regular“, „normalized“ or „orthodox“ event of self. Altered Self and adjusted Self-Experience (ASASE) explores various conceptual and scientific notions of the altered Self and varied modes of altered self-experience as a way to make clear the thought of self.
This publication bargains with questions about the self from an interdisciplinary perspective together with decidedly divergent views from diverse philosophical techniques to the Altered Self and adjusted Self-Experience similar to “neuro”-philosophies, philosophy of emotion, philosophy of psychiatry, phenomenology along with methods from developmental psychology, mindfulness praxis, in addition to non secular reports, cinema and literature experiences.
ASASE is the results of a range of analysis papers of the venture “Cognitive origin of the Self” with contributions of foreign students who frequently provided and mentioned their paintings on the foreign workshop "Altered Self and adjusted Self adventure" prepared by means of Alexander Gerner (CFCUL) and Jorge Gonçalves (IFILNOVA) held on the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL) on the institute of philosophy IFILNOVA at the thirtieth and thirty first of may possibly 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Authors of this quantity contain: Dina Mendonça, Amber Griffioen, Sara F. Bizzaro, Niccola Zippel, João Fonseca, Alexander Gerner, Michele Guerra, Iwona Janicka, Gabriel Levy, Bernardo Palmerim, Michaela Hulstyn, Vera Pereira, Jorge Gonçalves, Pablo López-Silva Pio Abreu, Georg Northoff, Inês Hipólito and Anna Ciaunica.
Chapters comprise: Emotional elements of the self; Disembodiment of Self-experience: Out-of-Body event, Full-Body phantasm and Cinematic event; Altered Self-Experience in non secular Self-Experience, Intimacy, Self stories of Drug-Experiments and Mindfulness Meditation; Gender and changed Self-Experience; appearing Theories and the Self; Altered Self in Schizophrenia; Altered Social Selves: Autism and intersubjectivity

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