publication . Article . 2017

Discovering subjectivity: A subjective world of meanings in the stories of the twilight of life

Wanda Zagórska;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2017 Journal: Polish Psychological Bulletin (issn: 1641-7844, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p> Pointing to the subjective nature of human life, theorists argue that only in a dialogue with another person does the human disclose meanings important to him or her. The interpretation and analysis of stories with regard to the included subjective meanings included in them as manifestations of human subjectivity seem to be the most effective when undertaken in the hermeneutic approach where psychology and philosophy meet. In the paper advantages of a self-narrative method based on the principles of hermeneutic psychology have been presented. This method has been applied to analyse the stories told by ten persons of sen...
Subjects
free text keywords: self-narrative, subjective meanings, autobiographical experience, hermeneutic interpretation, late adulthood, Psychology, BF1-990, General Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Social psychology, Twilight, Subjectivity
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publication . Article . 2017

Discovering subjectivity: A subjective world of meanings in the stories of the twilight of life

Wanda Zagórska;