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As it turns out, she’s the mother of two daughters, and the secrets she carries force us to reckon with distinctions between selfhood and selfishness, especially in the context of motherhood.
THE 10 BEST MOVIE PERFORMANCES OF 2021STEPHANIE ZACHAREKDECEMBER 14, 2021TIME
An influential tradition, dating back at least as far as Descartes, held that non-human animals lacked conscious selfhood because they did not have rational minds to guide their behavior.
WE ARE BEAST MACHINES - ISSUE 107: THE EDGEANIL SETHOCTOBER 13, 2021NAUTILUS
It is a deeply embodied biological process, a process that underpins the simple feeling of being alive that is the basis for all our experiences of selfhood.
WE ARE BEAST MACHINES - ISSUE 107: THE EDGEANIL SETHOCTOBER 13, 2021NAUTILUS
The essence of selfhood is neither a rational mind nor an immaterial soul.
WE ARE BEAST MACHINES - ISSUE 107: THE EDGEANIL SETHOCTOBER 13, 2021NAUTILUS
It is this socialized and conscious selfhood which is both the aim and the hope of true democracy.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Helen disappears from the scene, she has contributed her share, her own selfhood, to the experience of the young man.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
What Swedenborg calls 'selfhood,' the proprium, is not in him.
THE LETTERS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, VOLUME IIELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
I believe, indeed, that this objection to be Superior was a remnant of the selfhood, colored with humility.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
But the one universal expression for the entire community is in nationalism, the assertion of selfhood as a people.
OUR PART IN THE GREAT WARARTHUR GLEASON
I am intelligent matter; and matter is egoistic, having its own innate selfhood and the capacity to evolve mind.
UNITY OF GOODMARY BAKER EDDY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SELFHOOD

  • character
  • ego
  • egocentrism
  • identical
  • identity
  • individual
  • individuality
  • individualization
  • myself
  • narcissism
  • oneself
  • own
  • person
  • personal
  • personality
  • proprium
  • psyche
  • selfhood
  • substantive
  • character
  • distinction
  • individualism
  • individuality
  • ipseity
  • originality
  • particularity
  • personality
  • perspicacity
  • selfhood
  • singularity
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