New PDF release: Consciousness and the Self: New Essays

By JeeLoo Liu,John Perry

'I by no means can seize myself at any time with no belief, and not can notice 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 experiences on recognition with the normal concerns in regards to the self explored by way of Descartes, Locke and Hume. specialists within the box supply contrasting views on issues comparable to the relation among cognizance and self-awareness, the suggestion of personhood and the epistemic entry to one's personal suggestions, wishes or attitudes. the quantity could be of curiosity to philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, cognitive scientists and others engaged on the imperative themes of awareness and the self.

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