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Generalized other

Index Generalized other

The generalized other is a concept introduced by George Herbert Mead into the social sciences, and used especially in the field of symbolic interactionism. [1]

26 relations: 'I' and the 'me', Adam Smith, Alfred Schütz, Collective consciousness, Epictetus, George Herbert Mead, George Ritzer, Id, ego and super-ego, Ideal type, Ideas of reference and delusions of reference, Individuation, Jacques Lacan, Joseph Addison, Maurice Natanson, McGraw-Hill Education, Microculture, Name of the Father, Reasonable person, Reference group, Role model, Self, Social representation, Social science, Symbolic interactionism, The Symbolic, University of Chicago Press.

'I' and the 'me'

The I' and the 'me are terms central to the social philosophy of George Herbert Mead, one of the key influences on the development of the branch of sociology called symbolic interactionism.

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Adam Smith

Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS (5 June 1723 OS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment era.

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Alfred Schütz

Alfred Schutz (born Alfred Schütz,; 13 April 1899 – 20 May 1959) was an Austrian philosopher and social phenomenologist whose work bridged sociological and phenomenological traditions.

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Collective consciousness

Collective consciousness, collective conscience, or collective conscious (conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs, ideas and moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within society.

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Epictetus (Ἐπίκτητος, Epíktētos; 55 135 AD) was a Greek Stoic philosopher.

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George Herbert Mead

George Herbert Mead (February 27, 1863 – April 26, 1931) was an American philosopher, sociologist and psychologist, primarily affiliated with the University of Chicago, where he was one of several distinguished pragmatists.

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George Ritzer

George Ritzer (born October 14, 1940) is an American sociologist, professor, and author who studies globalization, metatheory, patterns of consumption, and modern and postmodern social theory.

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Id, ego and super-ego

The id, ego, and super-ego are three distinct, yet interacting agents in the psychic apparatus defined in Sigmund Freud's structural model of the psyche.

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Ideal type

Ideal type (Idealtypus), also known as pure type, is a typological term most closely associated with sociologist Max Weber (1864–1920).

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Ideas of reference and delusions of reference

Ideas of reference and delusions of reference describe the phenomenon of an individual's experiencing innocuous events or mere coincidences and believing they have strong personal significance.

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The principle of individuation, or principium individuationis, describes the manner in which a thing is identified as distinguished from other things.

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Jacques Lacan

Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud".

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Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician.

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Maurice Natanson

Maurice Alexander Natanson (1924–1996) was an American philosopher "who helped introduce the work of Jean-Paul Sartre and Edmund Husserl in the United States" He was a student of Alfred Schutz at the New School for Social Research and helped popularize Schutz' work from the 1960s onward.

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McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

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Microculture refers to the specialised subgroups, marked with their own languages, ethos and rule expectations, that permeate differentiated industrial societies.

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Name of the Father

The name of the father (French nom du père) is a concept that Jacques Lacan developed from his seminar The Psychoses (1955–1956) to cover the role of the father in the Symbolic Order.

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Reasonable person

In law, a reasonable person, reasonable man, or the man on the Clapham omnibus is a hypothetical person of legal fiction crafted by the courts and communicated through case law and jury instructions.

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Reference group

A reference group is a group to which an individual or another group is compared.

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Role model

A role model is a person whose behavior, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people.

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The self is an individual person as the object of his or her own reflective consciousness.

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Social representation

A social representation is a stock of values, ideas, metaphors, beliefs, and practices that are shared among the members of groups and communities.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Symbolic interactionism

Symbolic interactionism is a sociological theory that develops from practical considerations and alludes to people's particular utilization of dialect to make images, normal implications, for deduction and correspondence with others.

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The Symbolic

The Symbolic (or Symbolic Order) is a part of the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan, part of his attempt "to distinguish between those elementary registers whose grounding I later put forward in these terms: the symbolic, the imaginary, and the real — a distinction never previously made in psychoanalysis".

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University of Chicago Press

The University of Chicago Press is the largest and one of the oldest university presses in the United States.

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