Mirror, mirror : the uses and abuses of self-love
Blackburn, Simon, 1944-
Mirror, mirror : the uses and abuses of self-love / Simon Blackburn.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
xi, 209 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- The self : Iris Murdoch and Uncle William
- Liriope's son
- Worth it?
- Hubris and the fragile self
- Self-esteem, amour propre, pride
- Integrity, sincerity, authenticity
Drawing on philosophy, psychology, literature, history, and popular culture, this book looks at the good and bad aspects of vanity and self-love, from the myth of Narcissus and the Christian story of the Fall to today's self-esteem industry.
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