self-understanding


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self-un·der·stand·ing

(sĕlf′ŭn′dər-stăn′dĭng)
n.
Self-knowledge.

self-understanding

n
the ability to understand one's own actions
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Baseball scholars working in various fields, as well as other contributors, discuss women as baseball leaders, players, and writers; statistical and other tools used to understand baseball, including the consumer purchase of baseball cards; baseball inclusion and discrimination in relation to Jewish player Sam Nahem, general manager Branch Rickey's approach to baseball recruiting, prison baseball and player Casey Coburn, and the role of baseball in self-understanding; Jackie Robinson's relationship to Richard Nixon and career in journalism; the internationalization of baseball, including Albert Spalding's baseball tours and baseball in Cuba; and baseball's connection to poetry and sculpture, particularly the poems of Dan Quisenberry and A.
The programme also includes a range of workshops on professional and personal skills, 'Inspiring Leader' designed to enable the leader to develop clear goals and an effective communication method based on self-understanding and teamwork.
Religion and religious identity are important not only for individual citizens' self-understanding, but also for conception and realization of the national project, 'the making of Nigeria.' This book demonstrates that state formation finds itself increasingly between the rock of religious past and present and the hard place of welding different groups, ethnicities, kingdoms/empires into 'one nation bound in freedom, peace and unity.' To the extent that the Nigerian project has gone on this far is a testament of leaders and ordinary citizens' capacity to take a diagonal path between the rock and the hard place.
Author and entrepreneur, Mr Sibusiso Kgosikhumo said a healthy mind within a healthy body started with self-understanding.
Twyla narrates the story with an innocent voice, one whose impulsive nature exemplifies the journey toward self-understanding and maturity.
Thus, we sought to examine the relative impact of alexithymia, interpersonal problems, and levels of self-understanding on the manifestation of psychological distress in college students.
The proposed research, in contrast, will be the first to investigate how attitudes toward foreigners are linked to the way several dimensions of nationalism configure the national self-understanding of individuals.
Build self-understanding: Big emotions can be overwhelming and confusing to children - and their families.
Goddard maintained that it was observing our consciousness was merely the beginning of self-understanding. Of critical import was the role imagination plays in directing our consciousness, that there is where the life-changing power resides.
Perhaps the best outcome to be expected is to recognize the Other as other and move toward greater self-understanding of oneself and one's relationship to the Other.
Yong, a prominent Christian theologian coming from the Pentecostal tradition, is highly regarded for opening up new horizons of Christian self-understanding in areas of key interest.
Accordingly, Munzel's account of Kant's conception of pedagogy begins with an analysis of Kant's understanding of human nature: over and against the assumption of the principle of self-interest as definitive of human nature, Kant "presents an alternative, critical anthropology"--"a human self-understanding whose basic premise is human moral nature." Though the primacy of rational morality indicates the vital importance of moral education, Kant "has a larger story to tell with regard to the idea of education" in general--at stake is not simply reason's autonomous determination of the will but more fundamentally "the relation of the mind ...