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  1. On knowing one's own actions.Lucy F. O'Brien - 2003 - In Johannes Roessler & Naomi Eilan (eds.), Agency and Self-Awareness: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.
    Book description: * Seventeen brand-new essays by leading philosophers and psychologists * Genuinely interdisciplinary work, at the forefront of both fields * Includes a valuable introduction, uniting common threads Leading philosophers and psychologists join forces to investigate a set of problems to do with agency and self-awareness, in seventeen specially written essays. In recent years there has been much psychological and neurological work purporting to show that consciousness and self-awareness play no role in causing actions, and indeed to demonstrate that (...)
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  2. Evans on self-identification.Lucy F. O'Brien - 1995 - Noûs 29 (2):232-247.
    This paper argues that Gareth Evans' treatment of first person reference based on the myriad ways we have of receiving information about our bodies and location, cannot secure the guaranteed reference exhibited by first person reference. It faces a problem both when a subject fails to receive such information about herself, and when she receives misinformation.
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    Anscombe and the self-reference rule.Lucy F. O'Brien - 1994 - Analysis 54 (4):277-281.
    This paper argues that Anscombe's arguments against appealing to the self-reference rule that 'I" refers to its producer are ineffective.
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    XII*—The Problem of Self-Identification.Lucy F. O'Brien - 1995 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 95 (1):235-252.
    Lucy F. O'Brien; XII*—The Problem of Self-Identification, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Volume 95, Issue 1, 1 June 1995, Pages 235–252, https://doi.o.
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  5. Solipsism and self-reference.Lucy F. O'Brien - 1996 - European Journal of Philosophy 4 (2):175-194.
    In this paper I want to propose that we see solipsism as arising from certain problems we have about identifying ourselves as subjects in an objective world. The discussion will centre on Wittgenstein.
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    Solipsism and Self‐Reference.Lucy F. O'Brien - 1996 - European Journal of Philosophy 4 (2):175-194.
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