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Self-examination; introspection.

self′-re·flec′tive adj.
self′-re·flec′tive·ly adv.
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Self-reflectively, the reader begins to do that too.
Young is an enthusiastic narrator of his own tale, self-reflectively turning over events, examining their significance, even going so far as to mark some as transformations and turning-points.
Just as it is important that social justice activists understand the strategy they employ to achieve their goals, it is important that they strive continuously and self-reflectively toward an improved "emotional intelligence." It is probably a truism that our ability to understand and manage our emotions, and to respond appropriately and compassionately to others' emotions, correlates with success.
For theology to be complete, therefore, it must reflect on God's revelation in every aspect of the created world, especially in every aspect of human apprehension of the Creator worldwide, as the human person is alone capable of self-reflectively knowing, loving, and serving God and God's creation.
These virtues derive from commitment to excellence as the internal purpose of the professional role and from the habits of working practically and self-reflectively within one's professional field.
De Boever accompanies his claim that Coetzee self-reflectively engages the governmentality of narrative with a clear and detailed account of Foucault's conception and elaboration of biopolitics.
The editors note that '(a) key characteristic of the book is the insistence of the authors in locating their work self-reflectively in their own socio-historical and socio-cultural origins ...
I hope you or PESA can bring some good spirit and insight in giving us a broader, more global and inclusive perspective on education, which would, in turn, enable us to see our own Korean perspective on education more distinctively, objectively, and self-reflectively.
The Crowning of a Poet's Quest therefore ends in a paradoxical coincidence of concentration and expansion of meaning and vision, which self-reflectively and retrospectively illuminates the architecture of the book as a whole.
The unconventionality of the own context and perspective is further made manifest when the narrator comments self-reflectively on her own use of language, and that of the family: it is a language imprinted by trauma.
Referring (anachronistically) to the Penguin paperback edition of 1954 (revised in 1972 and reprinted in 1985), and to a Greek sculpture of a seated philosopher in the Louvre, Almasy self-reflectively observes of the often unreliable Herodotus, "I have seen editions of The Histories with a sculpted portrait on the cover.