Philosophical Studies 172 (8):1993-2023 (2015)

Wolfgang Barz
Goethe University Frankfurt
The aim of this paper is to lay the groundwork for extending the idea of transparent introspection to wishes. First, I elucidate the notion of transparent introspection and highlight its advantages over rival accounts of self-knowledge. Then I pose several problems that seem to obstruct the extension of transparent introspection to wishes. In order to overcome these problems, I call into question the standard propositional attitude analysis of non-doxastic attitudes. My considerations lead to a non-orthodox account of attitudes in general and wishes in particular in light of which the problems presented in Sect. 2 disappear
Keywords Self-knowledge  Introspection  Transparency  Wishes  Non-indicatives
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-014-0386-9
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