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Self-knowledge / Brie Gertler.

Author/Creator:
Gertler, Brie., author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (326 p.)
Series:
New Problems of Philosophy
New problems of philosophy
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Subjects:
Self-knowledge, Theory of.
Ontology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How do you know your own thoughts and feelings? Do we have 'privileged access' to our own minds? Does introspection provide a grasp of a thinking self or 'I'?The problem of self-knowledge is one of the most fascinating in all of philosophy and has crucial significance for the philosophy of mind and epistemology. In this outstanding introduction Brie Gertler assesses the leading theoretical approaches to self-knowledge, explaining the work of many of the key figures in the field: from Descartes and Kant, through to Bertrand Russell and Gareth Evans, as well as recent work by Ty
Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 INTRODUCTION; 2 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; 3 THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF (PURPORTEDLY) SPECIAL SELF-KNOWLEDGE; 4 THE ACQUAINTANCE THEORY OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE; 5 THE INNER SENSE THEORY OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE; 6 THE RATIONALIST THEORY OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE; 7 AWARENESS OF THE SELF; 8 THE DISPUTE BETWEEN EMPIRICISM AND RATIONALISM: A DIAGNOSIS; GLOSSARY; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-136-85811-3
1-136-85812-1
1-283-04235-5
9786613042354
0-203-83567-0
OCLC:
701718151
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203835678 doi