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Self Knowledge

1994 - published by Oxford University Press 

Edited by Quassim Cassam, this volume brings together some of the most important and influential recent writings on knowledge of oneself and of one's own thoughts, sensations, and experiences. The essays give valuable insights into such fundamental philosophical issues as personal identity, the nature of consciousness, the relation between mind and body, and knowledge of other minds.

Table of Contents:

  1. Self-Knowledge, Gilbert Ryle

  2. Knowing One's Own Mind, Donald Davidson

  3. Individualims and Self-Knowledge, Tyler Burge

  4. Self-Reference and Self-Awareness, Sydney Shoemaker

  5. On the Observability of the Self, Roderick M. Chisholm

  6. Introspection, D. M. Armstrong

  7. Introspection and the Self, Sydney Shoemaker

  8. The First Person, G. E. M. Anscombe

  9. On the Phenomeno-Logic of the I, Hector-Neri Castañeda

  10. The Problem of the Essential Indexical, John Perry

  11. Self-Identification, Gareth Evans

  12. The First Person–and Others, P. F. Strawson

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