体験選択の動的な性質 [in Japanese] Lived choice and its dynamic quality [in Japanese]
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Lived choice (choix vecu) is a concept that has been proposed by the author, in an effort to develop a theory of social action. Lived choice is the experience of being fascinated by or attracted to something. Such an experience is, as it were, the disarming of one's self vis-a-vis that something. The person who has such an experience, has a special connection with that something in that the person disarms only in relation to that something. In that sense, the person can be said to have made an unintentional choice of that something. This choice, as opposed to the choice as an act, is that which is lived. That is why such a choice is called here lived choice.<br> The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the relation between lived choice and the dynamic dimension of self. The discussion is premised upon a distinction between the static and the dynamic dimension of self. The static dimension of self is the self that is formulated in language, or the social self. On the other hand, the dynamic dimension of self implies the self which necessarily evades linguistic formulation. To clarify this dimension, Bergson's theory of pure memory (souvenir pur) is referred to.<br> First, differences between lived choice and other similar concepts are made clear. Then, through the investigation of the reason why lived choice is sometimes beyond one's expectation or prediction, this concept is described with reference to Bergson's concept of pure memory. Finally, the connection between lived choice and choice as an act, is discussed.
SOSHIOROJI 50(1), 3-16,170, 2005