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By Alexander Gerner,Jorge Gonçalves

From a theoretical viewpoint the stories within which the sensation of self is briefly or completely altered, pose possibilities to use, significantly confirm or perhaps renew theories of the self. The altered self, from a human perspective, earnings its so much relevance whilst it really is relating to mental sufferings, their comprehension, reduction or therapy. For a few, self-alterations are wanted as in technically accomplished, or drug brought about suspensions of a “fixed”, „regular“, „normalized“ or „orthodox“ adventure of self. Altered Self and changed Self-Experience (ASASE) explores varied conceptual and medical notions of the altered Self and various modes of altered self-experience which will make clear the thought of self.
This ebook offers with questions about the self from an interdisciplinary standpoint together with decidedly divergent views from diversified philosophical methods to the Altered Self and adjusted Self-Experience comparable to “neuro”-philosophies, philosophy of emotion, philosophy of psychiatry, phenomenology along with methods from developmental psychology, mindfulness praxis, in addition to non secular experiences, cinema and literature stories.
ASASE is the results of a range of analysis papers of the undertaking “Cognitive origin of the Self” with contributions of overseas students who almost always provided and mentioned their paintings on the overseas workshop "Altered Self and changed Self event" prepared via 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 well 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 contain: Emotional features of the self; Disembodiment of Self-experience: Out-of-Body event, Full-Body phantasm and Cinematic event; Altered Self-Experience in spiritual Self-Experience, Intimacy, Self studies of Drug-Experiments and Mindfulness Meditation; Gender and adjusted Self-Experience; appearing Theories and the Self; Altered Self in Schizophrenia; Altered Social Selves: Autism and intersubjectivity

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