Anscombe on `I'

Philosophical Quarterly 47 (189):507-511 (1997)
I examine the main arguments of Elizabeth Anscombe’s difficult but fecund paper ‘The First Person’. Anscombe argues that the first‐person singular is not a device of reference, and, in particular, that it is not a device of indexical reference. Both arguments fail, but in ways that we can learn from
Keywords Anscombe  first-person pronoun  no-reference view of 'I'
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DOI 10.1111/1467-9213.00075
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