Consciousness and the Self: New Essays by JeeLoo Liu,John Perry

By JeeLoo Liu,John Perry

'I by no means can capture myself at any time with out a belief, and not can become aware of any factor however the perception.' those recognized phrases of David Hume, on his lack of ability to understand the self, set the degree for JeeLoo Liu and John Perry's number of essays on self-awareness and self-knowledge. This quantity connects contemporary medical reviews on awareness with the conventional matters concerning the self explored through Descartes, Locke and Hume. specialists within the box provide contrasting views on concerns corresponding to the relation among realization and self-awareness, the concept of personhood and the epistemic entry to one's personal concepts, wants or attitudes. the quantity can be of curiosity to philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, cognitive scientists and others engaged on the valuable subject matters of awareness and the self.

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