Self-Reference and Self-Awareness

Self-Reference and Self-Awareness

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Rich in precursors (Kant and Frege) and stimulated by Castaneda's study in the logic of self-consciousness and Shoemaker's seminal paper 'Self-reference and self-awareness', the work of the past thirty-five years on self-reference and self-awareness has generated a wealth of deep, sophisticated philosophy. This volume explores the historical anticipations in Kant and Frege, brings four classic contributions together in one place, and offers five new studies. (Series A)show more

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  • Paperback | 287 pages
  • 149.9 x 218.4 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588110486
  • 9781588110480

Table of contents

1. Acknowledgments; 2. Introduction; 3. Section I: Great Precursors; 4. Kant, self-awareness and self-reference (by Brook, Andrew); 5. Frege and the first person (by DeVidi, Richard C.); 6. Section II: Classical Contributions; 7. 'He': A study in the logic of self-consciousness (by Castaneda, Hector-Neri); 8. Self-reference and self-awareness (by Sharpless Shoemaker, Sydney); 9. Self-identification (by Evans, Gareth); 10. The problem of the essential indexical (by Perry, John); 11. Section III: Recent Work; 12. The myth of mental indexicals (by Millikan, Ruth G.); 13. Thinking about myself (by Ezcurdia, Maite); 14. Introspective misidentification: An I for an I (by Hogan, Melinda); 15. First-person reference, representational independence, and self-knowledge (by Peacocke, Christopher); 16. The constructed and the secret self (by Seager, William); 17. Bibliography; 18. Indexshow more

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