The Early Modern Subject

Author: Udo Thiel
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199542499
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Udo Thiel presents a critical evaluation of the understanding of self-consciousness and personal identity in early modern philosophy. He explores over a century of European philosophical debate from Descartes to Hume, and argues that our interest in human subjectivity remains strongly influenced by the conceptual framework of early modern thought.

The Early Modern Subject

Author: Udo Thiel
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0198704402
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Udo Thiel presents a critical evaluation of the understanding of self-consciousness and personal identity in early modern philosophy. He explores over a century of European philosophical debate from Descartes to Hume, and argues that our interest in human subjectivity remains strongly influenced by the conceptual framework of early modern thought.

The Vanishing

Author: Christopher Pye
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822325470
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Through readings of King Lear, Hamlet, Henry VI and other works, this volume employs psychoanalytic theory to arrive at new understandings of the emergence of early modern subjectivities.

Writing Combat And The Self In Early Modern English Literature

Author: Jennifer Feather
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137010414
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By examining these competing depictions of combat that coexist in sixteenth-century texts ranging from Arthurian romance to early modern medical texts, this study reveals both the importance of combat in understanding the humanist subject and the contours of the previously neglected pre-modern subject.