Psychological Expertise and the Care of the Self

  • Simeon Kyurkchiev
  • Author:  Simeon Kyurkchiev
  • Year: 25-07-2019
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  2355-01
  • SKU: 16.0242
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-0479-7
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This book is an attempt to better understand our contemporary and immanently contradictory modes of freedom in which our “care of the self” is often entangled with different regimes of (self)government. This controversial situation, the ever-moving line between freedom and (self)government, are analyzed in the context of what Nikolas Rose calls “psy” disciplines – the ever-growing but disperse field of practices and techniques which aim to master and softly regulate the individual psyche.

About the Author

Simeon Kyurkchiev

Simeon Kyurkchiev

Simeon Kyurkchiev is a sociologist, assistant professor in the Social Sciences Department, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy. His main interests are in sociological diagnostics... Read more

Tags: Culturology, Sociology, Contemporary Philosophy

Year 25-07-2019
Pages 224
Size 140/215 mm
Weight 0.28 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre Culturology, Sociology, Contemporary Philosophy

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