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an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities

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One of the most famous formulations of self-knowledge as a goal is articulated by Socrates in Plato's Phaedrus: "I am not yet able, as the Delphic inscription has it, to know myself; so it seems to me ridiculous, when I do not yet know that, to investigate irrelevant things.
Kantian subjectivism and scientific materialism similarly fail to bring self-knowledge.
114 (2006), Carlos Moya ascribes a theory of self-knowledge to Richard Moran according to which knowledge of one's own actions explains authoritative knowledge of one's own beliefs.
To avoid assessments becoming "instruments of oppression" (per Foucault), teachers need to employ practices that encourage student self-knowledge and care.
In some cases, blind spots in self-knowledge can have negative consequences, such as poor decision-making, poor academic achievement, emotional and interpersonal problems, and lower life satisfaction.
20 unemployed young adults up to 26 years from the Hradec Kralove Region for successful entry into the labor market through self-knowledge, individual career counseling, job search support and especially practice in the private or nonprofit sector.
The coherence of skepticism about self-knowledge can be generated from the assumption of anti-individualism about thought-content.
The overarching theme of the book is self-knowledge and, as a logical outgrowth, self-discovery.
Only Pack What You Can Carry: My Path to Inner Strength, Confidence, and True Self-Knowledge is from an author who learned to travel alone--and who tells why leaving everyone and everything behind for a few days or more is the best option to self-discovery and values.
Insofar as one knows one's self for no other reason than that the mind is present to itself, it appears that we need not appeal to knowledge of God as a reason for why we have self-knowledge.
Lewis's last and--many would argue--greatest novel, has much to offer on the topic of self-knowledge.
begins her constructive account in chapter 3 by offering a helpful examination of humility as true self-knowledge in the writings of Augustine, the desert fathers, and Benedict.
Stay Away from Rat Boy is highly recommended as a self-knowledge tool for middle reader classrooms.
The Mirror of the Self: Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire, by Shadi Bartsch.
Learning is sustained when students develop self-knowledge.