The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge

OUP Oxford (2011)
Do we have introspective access to our own thoughts? Peter Carruthers challenges the consensus that we do: he argues that access to our own thoughts is always interpretive, grounded in perceptual awareness and sensory imagery. He proposes a bold new theory of self-knowledge, with radical implications for understanding of consciousness and agency.
Keywords Self-knowledge, Theory of  Self (Philosophy  Cognitive psychology
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Call number BD438.5.C355 2011
ISBN(s) 9780199596195
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Peter Carruthers (2013). Mindreading in Infancy. Mind and Language 28 (2):141-172.
Jennifer Nagel (2014). Intuition, Reflection, and the Command of Knowledge. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 88 (1):219-241.

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