self-understanding


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to self-understanding: self-directing, self-corrective

self-understanding

(sĕlf′ŭn′dər-stăn′dĭng)
n.
Self-knowledge.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mr Kgosikhumo shared with the staff tips on how to be self-understanding.
Because of this lack of self-awareness, individuals with alexithymia may develop faulty perceptions of self, or be deficient in self-understanding.
Yong's central task, as a theologian seeking to be faithful to the historic Christian tradition, is to deepen, expand, and possibly transform Christian self-understanding, in light of this encounter with Buddhism and with contemporary scientific thought.
Her probing investigation of the essential connection between human self-understanding and the question of the nature of education ultimately prompts us to question our own assumptions about human nature, to renew our quest for self-knowledge, and to seriously consider how we can become the sort of people we ought to be.
The implications for automaticity and its effects on self-understanding are summarized effectively by Mahzarin Banaji, a social psychologist who has contributed significantly to research concerning implicit attitudes.
That is, to obtain a total self-perceived humor score, references to oneself as funny were coded and summed across each self-understanding interview.
In seeking to analyse and explain Jean's career moves, we will use the five components of self-understanding as proposed by Kelcherman (1993, 2005).
He says that this emerging division represents a progress of self-understanding on the part of psychologists.
Consequently, the second part of the study, From self-understanding to interpretation, will emphasize how textual hermeneutics, named philosophical hermeneutics, still holds to a non-philosophical insight.
For theology is the church's self-understanding of its own nature on the basis of its understanding of the revelation of God in Christ, and this self-understanding of necessity always begins where there is a new trend in the church's understanding of itself.
Self-understanding that the fear goes beyond the actual danger.
Divided into eight chapters with conclusions to follow, Ambivalent Self-Understanding takes the reader though forty years of Shetland life, which includes in-depth discussions on Scottish nationalism, the emergence of Shetlanders' self-understanding in relation to Scottishness, Shetlanders' desire for constitutional change and an examination of Shetland discourse and language change.