The Minimal Self

The Minimal Self

Psychic Survival in Troubled Times

Book - 1984
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WW Norton

"Even more valuable than its widely praised predecessor, The Culture of Narcissism." —John W. Aldridge

Faced with an escalating arms race, rising crime and terrorism, environmental deterioration, and long-term economic decline, people have retreated from commitments that presuppose a secure and orderly world. In his latest book, Christopher Lasch, the renowned historian and social critic, powerfully argues that self-concern, so characteristic of our time, has become a search for psychic survival.

Baker & Taylor
The redefinition of selfhood, through growing from despair in an uncertain world, offers the promise of a new culture based not on the technological conquest of nature but on its loving cultivation

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1984
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393019223
Characteristics: 317 p. ; 22 cm


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