Selfhood, Identity and Personality Styles
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Subjectivity and Ipseity
From Kant to cybernetics
The sense of Self and the variety of experience
Non-linear systems and the construction of the Self
- Non-linear Systems
- Construction of the Self
The Organization of living systems and Constructivism of the Self.
- The Organization of living systems
- Constructivism of the Self
Robert’s Self from a systemic perspective
The continuity of the sense of Self
The return of the world and the question who (Die Werfrage)
- Returning to the world
- The question who (Die Werfrage)
Finding itself in things and with others
Ipseity and Language
Traces of the other
Finding oneself in the world: suggestions from phenomenology
The significativity of expressions and objects
Oneself in the mirror and in the refraction of language
Recognition of Self in the mirror and in language
Acting and speaking
Speaking of the past
Stories of the future
The sense of Self in the Age of reason
The modes of identity
The body, pain, and others
Embodied emotions and judgments of the body
E-moting with others
The impact of technology
Mediated affective engagement
The “Eating Disorder-prone” Style of Personality
Co-perceiving the Self and Other
- Anorexia nervosa
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Binge Eating Disorder.
- Disorders connected to male body shape.
- Behavioural addictions (compulsive buying, pathological gambling, kleptomania, Internet addiction, impulsive-compulsive sexual behaviour, pyromania).
The Obsessive-Compulsive-Prone Style of Personality
- Michael Kohlhaas
- Mr Prokharchin.
Thematic personality disorders
Case vignettes:Uncertainty about One’s Own Thoughts
Uncertainty about One’s Actions and their Consequences
Uncertainty of the Sense of Self
Personalities Prone to Hypochondria-Hysteria
The Neuroscientific perspective
The neural substratum
The Phobia-Prone Style of Personality
Interoceptive awareness and emotional experience
Zuccarello distinguished melodist
The distortion of personal stability
The fear of fear
What is the origin of distorted beliefs?
Case vignettes:Specific phobia?
The Depression-Prone Style of Personality
The margins of the problem
The Depressive-Prone Style of Personality
Is depression an adaptation?
Message in a bottle