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Was G.H. Mead familiar with Virginia Woolf’s novel “To the Lighthouse” (1927)?

When reading Virginia Woolf’s novel “To the Lighthouse” (1927) Tom Scheff noticed similarities with the process of role taking as discussed by George Herbert Mead. He therefore wonders whether any Mead Scholar might know if Mead was familiar with Woolf’s … Continue reading

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“Identity’s Moments The Self in Action and Interaction” by Robert S. Perinbanayagam

From time to time we announce new or recent book publications here. Today it’s is Robert S. Perinbanayagam “Identity’s Moments” published with Lexington books in October 2012. The book examines how language contributes to the constitution of self and the presentation of … Continue reading

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2013 George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement

The 2013 George Herbert Mea Award for Lifetime Achievement was presented to Joel Best (University of Delaware). On behalf of the Award Committee Donileen Loseke honoured Joel for his work at the SSSI 2013 conference. “The Society for the Study of Symbolic … Continue reading

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George Herbert Mead at 150 – Conference 2013

A conference entitled “George Herbert Mead at 150” has been held on April 18-20, 2013 at the University of Chicago to celebrate the 150th birthday of George Herbert Mead.  Born on February 27, 1863, Mead was a pioneering pragmatist philosopher … Continue reading

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