Aftermath: Violence and the Remaking of a Self
On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived, but her world was destroyed. 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
As much memoir and narrative as psychology or theory, this work (perhaps best called a long essay) presents various sides of surviving trauma and violence through narration, therapy, anti-depressants ... Read full review
AFTERMATH: Violence and the Remaking of a SelfUser Review - Kirkus
How do you cope with the catastrophic calamity of sexual assault and near murder if you are philosopher dedicated to rational discourse? Those are the questions posed by Dartmouth professor Brison in ... Read full review