What is the existential idea of the self?
DUE OCTOBER 26TH AT 11:59pm
The Artichoke Version of the Self
USE ONLY Mitchell, H. B. (2015). Roots of Wisdom: A Tapestry of Philosophical Traditions, 7th. Cengage Learning, ISBN 9781285197128 AS A REFRENCE
Write a 2–3-page paper explaining the artichoke idea of the self. Remember to explain specific theories with supporting citations from the textbook and online lectures.
As you develop your response, you might find some of the following questions to be relevant:
- What is the existential idea of the self?
- What do you make of the feminist, existential, and non-Western critiques of/alternatives to the essentialist/avocado self? Are there any problems with the idea that human beings are fundamentally rational creatures?