individuation

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individuation

[‚in·di‚vij·ə′wā·shən]
(embryology)
The process whereby, through induction, a spatially organized tissue, organ, or embryo develops.
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23) To be precise what is lost is the technical milieu in which psychic or collective individuation takes place.
Indeed Stiegler finds it surprising that Simondon does not think psychic and social individuation alongside each other.
The individuation process results from an irreducible inadequation at the heart of the individual, as always incomplete but also as the play of 'pre-individual forces' in the individual: interiorised, interpretable tertiary retentions that are equally at play in social individuation in which the psychic individual participates in the individuation process.
In order to identify different aspects of adolescent individuation as described by Blos and Josselson researchers mainly use self-reported questionnaires, e.
Therefore, the prevailing view in the recent research on adolescent individuation is that developing responsible autonomy without threatening emotional bond to parents leads to better psychological adjustment.
While adolescent's idealisation of parents and need for parental support slightly decreased with age and separation issues were more characteristic in younger than older adolescents, the authors could not find support for healthy individuation, when measured as a separate dimension, as the characteristic outcome of individuation process in late adolescence (e.
Scheler is not just rejecting extrinsic accounts of personal individuation in favor of an intrinsic one.
There is something else that Scheler teaches about the principle of personal individuation.
It is very interesting to set Scheler's thought on personal individuation in relation to Jorge Gracia's account of the principium individuationis (which is meant by Gracia as a general account for all individuals and not just for persons).
role of incompletion in the individuation dynamic, and its relevance to
out of which the dynamic of individuation is able to develop and sustain
describes as a subset of individuation in general, calling it