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Mirror, mirror : the uses and abuses of self-love

Author
Blackburn, Simon, 1944-
Title
Mirror, mirror : the uses and abuses of self-love / Simon Blackburn.
Format
Book
Published
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Description
xi, 209 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The self : Iris Murdoch and Uncle William
  • Liriope's son
  • Worth it?
  • Hubris and the fragile self
  • Self-esteem, amour propre, pride
  • Respect
  • Temptation
  • Integrity, sincerity, authenticity
  • Envoi.
Summary
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.
Subject headings
Self-acceptance.
Self-esteem.
ISBN
9780691161426 (hardcover)
0691161429 (hardcover)
Standard Identifier
40023414147

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
BF575.S37 B54 2014
Location
Stacks
Floor
2nd Floor
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