By Alexander Gerner,Jorge Gonçalves

From a theoretical viewpoint the stories within which the sensation of self is quickly or completely altered, pose possibilities to use, significantly ensure or maybe renew theories of the self. The altered self, from a human viewpoint, profits its so much relevance while it's relating to mental sufferings, their comprehension, aid or remedy. For a few, self-alterations are wanted as in technically completed, or drug prompted suspensions of a “fixed”, „regular“, „normalized“ or „orthodox“ adventure of self. Altered Self and changed Self-Experience (ASASE) explores various conceptual and scientific notions of the altered Self and various modes of altered self-experience which will make clear the proposal of self.
This booklet bargains with questions about the self from an interdisciplinary perspective together with decidedly divergent views from various philosophical ways to the Altered Self and adjusted Self-Experience corresponding to “neuro”-philosophies, philosophy of emotion, philosophy of psychiatry, phenomenology in addition to ways from developmental psychology, mindfulness praxis, in addition to non secular reports, cinema and literature experiences.
ASASE is the results of a range of study papers of the venture “Cognitive starting place of the Self” with contributions of foreign students who customarily awarded and mentioned their paintings on the foreign workshop "Altered Self and changed Self event" equipped by way of Alexander Gerner (CFCUL) and Jorge Gonçalves (IFILNOVA) held on the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL) on the institute of philosophy IFILNOVA at the thirtieth and thirty first of may perhaps 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Authors of this quantity contain: Dina Mendonça, Amber Griffioen, Sara F. Bizzaro, Niccola Zippel, João Fonseca, Alexander Gerner, Michele Guerra, Iwona Janicka, Gabriel Levy, Bernardo Palmerim, Michaela Hulstyn, Vera Pereira, Jorge Gonçalves, Pablo López-Silva Pio Abreu, Georg Northoff, Inês Hipólito and Anna Ciaunica.
Chapters contain: Emotional elements of the self; Disembodiment of Self-experience: Out-of-Body event, Full-Body phantasm and Cinematic event; Altered Self-Experience in non secular Self-Experience, Intimacy, Self reviews of Drug-Experiments and Mindfulness Meditation; Gender and changed Self-Experience; performing Theories and the Self; Altered Self in Schizophrenia; Altered Social Selves: Autism and intersubjectivity

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