A basic model for multiple self
Standard economic theory represents the individual in a unique preferential order, which is complete and transitive. Such a vision of the person is extremely reductionist. The present paper is an attempt to explore possibilities of constructing a multi-dimensional representation of man. We shall define modes of identity so as to better understand human personality. The multiplicity of modes of identity gives way to tensions between various forms of identities, which the individual has to manage.
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Volume (Year): 35 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (December)
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