Knowing what I want

In JeeLoo Liu & John Perry (eds.), Consciousness and the Self: New Essays. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2011)
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Abstract

How do you know what you want? The question is neglected by epistemologists. This paper attempts an answer.

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Alex Byrne
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The Varieties of Reference.Gareth Evans - 1982 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.
What We Owe to Each Other.Thomas Scanlon - 1998 - Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

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