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Vices and self-knowledge

Journal of Philosophy 68 (15):443-453 (1971)
Towards an account of character traits in self-Knowledge, With an assessment of the sartrean thesis ("spectatorism") that character trait concepts are fitted for other-Ascription rather than self-Ascription. The logic of ascriptions of evil character and specific vices is dealt with. The relationship of self-Ascription to self-Falsification and "seeing oneself as an object" is examined. Self-Ascription has peculiarities, But at most a very mild form of spectatorism is born out.
Keywords self-knowledge  character  vices  Sartre  Moore's paradox  self-objectification  evil character
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