Brison published Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self with the Princeton University. Aftermath has ratings and 26 reviews. Bryan said: This is a deeply felt and philosophically sophisticated account of Brison’s process of recovery fol. Synopsis and review of the book Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self, Susan Brison.

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Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self

The first thing I would like to comment on is the Kindlization my word of the book. So can a pill. Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the nature of the self and the world it inhabits were shattered.

Mar 12, Jay Z rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book helped to view the impact that rape has on the victim.

It is at the same time a thought-provoking aftemrath reflection of broad interdisciplinary interest, particularly for the study of trauma and narrative. As a dear friend of a rape victim.

My point is simply agtermath I would suggest to any woman to find a comfortable and gradient martial arts school in which to train. One person found this helpful. Those are the questions posed by [author] Brison in a poignant account. Nov 22, Chris rated it it was ok. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.


I studied the arts for about 14 years and spent about half that time teaching. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Physically, she learned self-defense. Sep 25, Laura rated it it was amazing. Violence and the Remaking of a Self. Brison graduated from the University briwon California, Santa Cruz with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, and went on to receive both a master’s degree and a PhD from the University of Toronto. Views Read Xftermath View history.

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Williams, The Nation “Brison’s personal narrative and research on surviving rape will attract broad readership, and the more philosophical reflections will attract those interested in a multidisciplinary look at how individuals and society cope with the threat and reality of violence.

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The actual pagination from the book is used as well as the Kindle numbers. Lists with This Book.

Catbar rated it really liked it Jun 15, Retrieved 8 October Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The Subject of Violence: Arendtean Exercises in Understanding.

The core of any reaction has to be to Brison’s story of her assault.

It is profoundly moving at times when you least expect it to be. Especially the way she assumed trauma works the same for all people and – well, I try not to use pathologizing psych terms to discuss trauma and survivors, but I think a lot of what she writes might not hold up super well if she had delved into C-PTSD a little more than just a passing mention of how multiple personalities sometimes arise from child abuse. Bodily Disorientation and Moral Change. Added to PP index Total downloads 82 80, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 20 22, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?


Hopefully people in mainstream analytic philosophy read this book and take seriously her criticisms Dec 28, Michael rated it it was amazing. Not much in here was new to me, but hey, I’ve probably read more theory on trauma than the average bear – and I think this book could be very helpful to some people, especially if they take certain aspects of it with a grain of salt.

As for the book itself At once a personal narrative of recovery and a philosophical exploration of trauma, this book examines the undoing and remaking of a self in the aftermath of violence.

This entry has no external links. A well-written book that deeply explores the relationship between narrative thought and the healing process in the ‘aftermath’ of trauma.