How can the answer be improved. How does one define self this lesson will help answer that question by exploring the theory of self, differentiating between the concepts of 'me. Recognizing that the self can not appear in consciousness as an “i,” that it is always an object, ie, a “me,” i wish to suggest an answer to the question, what is involved in the self being an object.
Sociologists sometimes come back to george herbert mead as a founder who still has something important to contribute to contemporary theory this is especially true in ethnomethodology and symbolic interactionism, but it comes up in current lively discussions of pragmatism and action as well. The ' i' and the 'me ' are terms central to the social philosophy of george herbert mead the i and the me form the person or the self in mead's social.
From george herbert mead, mind, self, and societychicago: university of chicago press,1934. George herbert mead: george herbert mead, american philosopher prominent in both social psychology and the development of pragmatism mead studied at oberlin college and harvard university. George herbert mead was an american sociologist who pioneered symbolic interaction theory and is considered to be the founder of social mead's theory of the self.
The self george herbert mead in our statement of the development of intelligence we have already suggested that the language process is. George herbert mead the cosmopolitan self: george herbert mead and continental the social dynamics of george h mead, introduction by horace m kallen.