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Good Lives: Autobiography, Self-Knowledge, Narrative, and Self-Realization

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Reasoning with autobiography is a way to self-knowledge. We can learn about ourselves, as human beings and as individuals, by reading, thinking through, and arguing about this distinctive kind of text. Reasoning with Edmund Gosse's Father and Son is a way of learning about the nature of the good life and the roles that pleasure and self-expression can play in it. Reasoning with Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs is a way of learning about transformative experience, self-alienation, and therefore the nature of the self. Good Lives: ...

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Good Lives: Autobiography, Self-Knowledge, Narrative, and Self-Realization
2021, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198865384

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