Eight Arguments for First‐Person Realism

Philosophy Compass 19 (1):e12959 (2024)
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Abstract

According to First-Person Realism, one's own first-person perspective on the world is metaphysically privileged in some way. After clarifying First-Person Realism by reference to parallel debates in the metaphysics of modality and time, I survey eight different arguments in favor of First-Person Realism.

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