other-directed


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oth·er-di·rect·ed

(odh'ĕr-di-rek'tĕd),
Pertaining to someone readily influenced by the attitudes of others.

oth·er-di·rect·ed

(ŭdh'ĕr-di-rek'tĕd)
Pertaining to a person readily influenced by the attitudes of others.
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This study identified a hierarchical structure of coping with three higher-order dimensions (self-directed coping, other-directed coping, and relinquished-control coping).
Thus, sensuality will only find true fulfillment insofar as it takes on a nonconsuming other-directed orientation, which is possible in light of its natural tendency to accept the guidance and persuasion of reason.
Speaking of other-directed learning, Michael Gordon (1999) opines in Education for Health:
On Mandik's reading, this point amounts to Wittgenstein saying that ideas/facts cannot say things about the I, since (1) the I is constituted by the set of ideas/ facts; so (2) saying something about the I would be saying something about themselves; but (3) saying, by definition, is other-directed not self-directed.
A Puzzle about Other-Directed Time-Bias, CASPAR HARE
I'm too other-directed and I believe I've found--in the last decade in particular--something authentic and particular in my work.
Nor, as Wahrman is certainly aware, was the Modern Regime of Selfhood immune to destabilization, as suggested by the similarity of Wahrman's opposition of the other-directed Ancien Regime of Identity and the inner-directed Modern Self to the dynamic David Reisman posited for postwar American culture, only in reverse.
Psychological egoism, a popular theory among evolutionary psychologists, insists that other-directed behavior is always selfish.
Primarily through his analysis of David Riesman (author of The Lonely Crowd), Gilbert describes how fears of a "male crisis" emerged with the postwar consumer boom in mass culture, mass consumption, and domesticity, which seemed to replace the traditional ascetic, "inner-directed," self-made man with an other-directed, purportedly feminized, suburban organization man, his individuality now subject to the whims of bosses and moms.
Each day typically progresses in such a skill-jammed, test-locked, other-directed format that teachers have little room for experiencing satisfaction or for having constructive thoughts about their work.
This is other-directed behavior, and while better than nothing, it is not optimal.
Their equally enlightening joint contribution, 'Deux lettres iladites de Henault a Voltaire', allows us to judge how and why-faced with advice and criticism-Voltaire the historian was both inner- and other-directed.