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Are All Studies the Study of the Self?

The modern obsession with self has led—most visibly, thanks to the Internet—to confessional blogging, Twitter and Facebook self-promotion, and, ultimately, to the “selfie” (the Word of the Year for 2013 according to Oxford Dictionaries). This emphasis on the first person might seem inevitable in an age dominated by what Tom Wolfe labeled the “Me Generation.” … Continue reading