"[You need] a world apart in which to build a new set of distinctions
that [you can] then transfer to [your] way of thinking about [yourself]
and others" (Turkle 145). These readings, the texts and projects are intended
to provide opportunity for exploration of this kind of "contemplative space."
Baur, Susan. The Dinosaur Man: Tales of Madness and Enchantmentfrom
the Back Ward. New York: Edward Burlingame
Books, 1991. (Psychology)
Frankl, Victor. "Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning," in Jacob Needleman,
and Dennis Lewis, On the Way to Self
Knowledge.New York: Alfred Knopf, 1976. (Psychotherapy and Religion)
Grudin, Robert. "Self-Knowledge" in The Grace of Great Things. New York: Ticknor and Fields, 1990.
Harre, Rom and Grant Gillet. The Discursive Mind. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 1994, pp. 99-111.
Hofstadter, Douglas R. and Daniel C. Dennett, compilers. TheMind's
I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul.
New York: Basic Books, 1981. (Psychology/Artificial Intelligence)
hooks, bell. Talking Black: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black.
Boston, MA:South End Press, 1989. pp. 1-18; 28-34
Perinbanayagam, R. S. Discursive Acts. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, 1991. (Linguistics)
Turkle, Sherry. The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984, pp.137-162;