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Contents List of contributors vii 1 Seeing whole 1 Julian C. Hughes, Stephen J. Louw, and Steven R. Sabat 2 Ageing and human nature 41 Michael Bavidge 3 Dementia and personal identity 55 A. Harry Lesser 4 Identity: self and dementia 63 John McMillan 5 Into the darkness: losing identity with dementia1,2 71 Jennifer Radden and Joan M. Fordyce 6 Can the self disintegrate? Personal identity, psychopathology, and disunities of consciousness 89 E. Jonathan Lowe 7 Keeping track, autobiography, and the conditions for self-erosion 105 Michael Luntley 8 The discursive turn, social constructionism, and dementia 123 Tim Thornton 9 The return of the living dead: agency lost and found? 143 Carmelo Aquilina and Julian C. Hughes 10 Dementia and the identity of the person 163 Eric Matthews 11 Meaning-making in dementia: a hermeneutic perspective 179 Guy A. M. Widdershoven and Ron L. P. Berghmans 12 I am, thou art: personal identity in dementia 193 Catherine Oppenheimer 13 Spiritual perspectives on the person with dementia: identity and personhood 205 F. Brian Allen and Peter G. Coleman 14 Respectare: moral respect for the lives of the deeply forgetful 223 Stephen G. Post 15 Understandings of dementia: explanatory models and their implications for the person with dementia and therapeutic effort 235 Murna Downs, Linda Clare, and Jenny Mackenzie 16 Personhood and interpersonal communication in dementia 259 Lisa Snyder 17 From childhood to childhood? Autonomy and dependence through the ages of life 277 Harry Cayton 18 Mind, meaning, and personhood in dementia: the effects of positioning 287 Steven R. Sabat
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Dementia -- Philosophy.
Dementia -- psychology -- Aged.
Personhood -- Aged.
Professional-Patient Relations -- ethics.
Self Concept -- Aged.