William James, Somatic Introspection, and Care of the Self

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Journal Article




United States (2005)


Shusterman, Richard (2005). William James, somatic introspection, and care of the self. <em>Philosophical Forum</em>, 36, 429-450.A discussion of the perceptual principles underlying the methodology and tactical techniques of the body scan and the use of enhanced awareness in self-knowledge and self-care. The discussion emerges through a critical analysis of the theories of William James's influential theories of consciousness.