Lesson 7: Material Self Review Quiz

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Based on William James’ Representation of the Self, what is the 'empirical self' also known as?

Object of thought

In the context of the material aspect of Self, what is one way to evaluate oneself?

By evaluating one's possessions

What does the text emphasize as important for sexual SELF happiness?

Being free from diseases

What is a key aspect of productive lives in relation to the material aspect of Self?

Industry and life’s direction

Which of the following is NOT a dimension of the empirical self according to William James?

Emotional self

According to William James, which part of the self cannot be an object of science?

Pure ego ('I')

In what way are possessions considered according to the Symbolic Communicational Model?

As symbols and extensions of personal and social identity

What is the role of possessions according to Levi-Strauss (1965)?

They are vehicles and instruments for realities of another order

What do possessions symbolize from early years to old age?

Personal and social identity

What is the function of possessions?

To make oneself known and to be known by others

What does a person's house represent according to the text?

Identity and social status

What do pets symbolize according to the text?

Symbols and extensions of the self

What is NOT included in the dimensions of the empirical self according to William James?

Emotional intelligence

What does a person's house signify?

Identity and social status

What is the main function of possessions, as mentioned in the text?

Making oneself known and understood by others

According to Levi-Strauss (1965), what do possessions represent?

Influence and power

Test your understanding of the material self concept, happiness in relationships, physical/sexual satisfaction, disease prevention, and societal acceptance. This quiz covers the key points from Lesson 7 and aims to help you examine your understanding of the material self.

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