Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 20 September 2020

Abstract and Keywords

The chapter first introduces a phenomenological concept of temporality, referring to time as pre-reflectively lived vs. consciously experienced. Lived time is based on the constitutive synthesis of inner time consciousness on the one hand, and on the conative-affective dynamics of life on the other hand. Experienced time, for its part, results from an interruption and desynchronisation of lived time. It unfolds into the dimensions of present, past and future, leading to autobiographical time and finally to narrative identity. On this basis, major psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, melancholic depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder will be presented as paradigm cases for a psychopathology of temporality.

Keywords: temporality, inner time consciousness, conative-affective dynamics, lived time, autobiographical time, narrative identity, schizophrenia, melancholic depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, desynchronization

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.