Psyc18 Lecture 2
We begin with the life world. Within the world there are meanings. And we try to
grasp those meanings.
Which is more complex? The physical world or the world of the mind?
The physical world is the projection of our concepts. We understand our world a
certain way. We have ideas about the world.(physical and social world)they are not
truth. Subjective. Not objective.
The physical world is a creation of the noetic world. The world of the mind.
Automatic aspect in everyday life – boring
Distinctive aspects – exciting.
Critical episodes- things that stand out in your life.
Plane of observation – detached viewpoint.
Laboratory world – ecological validity.
Manifest and latent, surface and depth of a life narrative.
Looking past the idiographic experience to the depth (layers)
- freud – double touch. The feeler and the feelee. Part of the ego development.
- We live in the belief that we are separate entities within a physical bounded
- We are in many worlds, lives. Eg day dreaming. The public world with the