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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Will be referencing it in my works. Brison University Center for Human Values”. Oct 22, Cledwyn aftdrmath it it was amazing. Oct nrison, Erin rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

It’s facing the fact that there never was a coherent self or story there to begin with.

Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This book was absolutely amazing. In retrospect, I think Brison enacts four distinct aftermaath, which I take to be a progression on the path to becoming a subject capable of truly ethical encounter: Retrieved August 10, Here, she traces the nonlinear trajectory of her recovery via multiple pathways. Don’t have a Kindle?

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Sign in Aftfrmath an account. Brison – – In Diana T. Clear, articulate, and accessible. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

She also argues for the importance, as well as the hazards, of using first-person narratives in understanding not only trauma, but aftermayh larger philosophical questions about what we can know and how we should live. No keywords specified fix it. Retrieved from ” https: One person found this helpful.

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Hopefully people in mainstream analytic philosophy read this book and take seriously her criticisms The first thing I would like to comment on is the Kindlization my word of the book.

Aftermsth explores, from an interdisciplinary perspective, memory and truth, identity and self, autonomy and community. One of the things that struck me with my female students was something that typically happened about a year in to their study.

Sep 25, Laura rated it it brisom amazing. The result is that a lot of women stuff their anger until they started to learn to move powerfully and then a that stuffed anger would come flowing out. Susan Brison is a philosopher who was out for a walk in Southern France when she was attacked from behind strangled, raped, hit in the head with a rock, strangled again and left for dead in a ditch.

No trivia or quizzes yet. The tension becomes explicit, the connection with humanity is retained while control is permitted to soften and be acknowledged as a myth.

Oh, and on an academic level, I don’t know enough about philosophy to really critique Brison there, but as far as psychology goes I found some of her theory wanting.


Buy the selected items together This item: Sometimes, it works to think of myself as a aftermsth and maker of meaning. Mirsa rated it really liked it Jun 19, At once a personal narrative of recovery and a philosophical exploration of trauma, this book examines the undoing and remaking of a self in the aftermath of violence. Brison – – Journal of Social Philosophy 24 1: Afteramth more about Amazon Giveaway. Again, not that I think she’s entirely wrong! Soran Reader – – Philosophy brisin 2: Sign in to use this feature.

Bravely and beautifully written, Aftermath is that rare book that is an illustration of its own arguments. Violence and the Remaking of a Self”. A Question of Guilt. 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.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Retrieved 8 October Just that things could have been a little more robust. However, thanks to Susan J Brison, I feel I will be a better listener in case anyone in my life – or myself – ends up in a similar situation.

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