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* Fascinating topic in the philosophy of mind and action * Changes the focus of, and gives fresh momentum to, current discussions of self-identification and self-reference * Rigorous discussion of rival views Lucy OBrien argues that a satisfactory account of first-person reference and self-knowledge needs to concentrate on our nature as agents. She considers two main questions. First, what account of first-person reference can we give that respects the guaranteed nature of such reference? Second, what account can we give of our knowledge of our mental and physical actions? Clearly written, with rigorous discussion of rival views, this book will be of interest to anyone working in the philosophy of mind and action
|Keywords||Self-knowledge, Theory of Agent (Philosophy Act (Philosophy Self-perception Awareness Bodily-Awareness|
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|Call number||BD438.5.O27 2007|
|ISBN(s)||0199592047 0199261482 9780199261482|
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