self-distance

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EtymologyEdit

self- +‎ distance

NounEdit

self-distance (plural self-distances)

  1. The ability to critically reflect on yourself and your relations from an external perspective.
Ironic humor is an instance of the more general phenomenon of self-distance (Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science, By Brian Faypage, Page 33)

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