Brison published Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self with the Princeton University. Aftermath has ratings and 26 reviews. Bryan said: This is a deeply felt and philosophically sophisticated account of Brison’s process of recovery fol. Synopsis and review of the book Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self, Susan Brison.
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Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the nature of the self and the world it inhabits were shattered. A Narrative Model of Recovery. It offers imaginative access brsion the experience of a rape survivor as well as a reflective critique of a society in which women routinely fear and suffer sexual violence. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.
Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self by Susan J. Brison
What Does Not Count as Violence: Dec 28, Michael rated it it was amazing. Anti-individualismmental representationfree speech theorysexual violence.
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At their best, they are empowering communities where the individuals lift the group and the group the individuals. Superson – – Hypatia 20 4: Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the nature of the self and th On July 4,while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead.
Lists with This Book. On July 4,while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead.
Brison – – Journal of Social Philosophy 24 1: Historically, she explored the records of Holocaust and other trauma survivors and analyzed the varied political and social views of feminist and other historians, becoming politically active herself. It repeats a lot. The Practice of Linguistic Nonviolence.
One of the most moving and profound works of philosophy that I have read.
Any serious reader could be moved and provoked by it. It explores, from an interdisciplinary perspective, memory and truth, identity and self, autonomy and community.
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Oct 22, Cledwyn rated it it was amazing. The author uses personal trauma to raise legitimate questions and challenges others to rethink their simplistic so views on trauma.
Metaphysically, the self gains meaning only in relation to others. Aftedmath for the book itself There are some interesting sections dealing with embodied confidence as well in which the author advocates self defense classes as a powerful tool for healing and regaining a sense of control.
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Emily rated it really liked it Jul 23, In a way I don’t quite have the words to try to describe. Emotionally, afteramth had the loving support of her husband.
Sep 25, Laura rated it it was amazing. I use an essay of Brison’s about trauma and narrative in the re-making of selves in a course I teach on the Self, and this book gives a more extended discussion of those themes.
Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self
History of Western Philosophy. Oct 18, Aftermat rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Feb 18, Celeste rated it it aftermtah amazing Shelves: As Brison observes, trauma disrupts memory, severs past from present, and incapacitates the ability to envision a future. Share your thoughts with other customers. I highly recommend this book to those interested in trauma and trauma studies, to those interested in memoir, and to those interested in bearing witness and aiding in the healing of others.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. The point I wish to make to my fellow philosophical types is that by following Brison’s suggestion we base our investigations on the sort of issues that are really happening aftdrmath people and the result could be that people we actually find the results of those investigations more interesting and empowering to their lives.
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