From Self to Selfie: A Critique of Contemporary Forms of Alienation (Paperback)
Part 1.- 1. Introduction: Classical and Contemporary Forms of Alienation; James Panton.- 2. The Emergence of the Self in History; Frank Furedi.- 3. In Praise of Selfish Individualism; Jamie Whyte. 4. Self-Enlightenment; Angus Kennedy.- 5. 'Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Wellbeing.' J.S. Mill and the Nineteenth-Century Liberal Individual; James Panton.- 6. The Rise and Fall of the Rule of Law; Jon Holbrook.- Part 2.- 7. Autonomy and the Birth of Authenticity; Tim Black.- 8. Self, Society, Alienation: From Marx to Identity Politics; Josie Appleton.- 9.. Anti-Humanism and the Deconstruction of the Liberal Subject; James Heartfield.- 10. Narcissism and Identity; Claire Fox.- 11. New Forms of Alienation; Frank Furedi.- 12. Conclusion: The Self and Its Prospects; Angus Kennedy.
About the Author
Angus Kennedy is Convenor of the Battle of Ideas (boi) educational initiative, The Academy. James Panton is Associate Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University, and Head of Politics at Magdalen College School in Oxford, UK.