Vytautas Kavolis - Designs of Selfhood

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 Vytautas Kavolis - Designs of Selfhood, 237 pages, hard cover, dust jacket, 1984, condition very good

The essays collected here analyze cultural conceptions of selfhood from social, historical, psychoanalytical, and linguistic perspectives. Among the topics examined are the idea of personhood in India, America, and China, the linguistic distinction between "self" and "person" in English, and the self-person of Surrealism.