Self-Knowledge by Quassim CassamSelf-Knowledge by Quassim Cassam


EditorQuassim Cassam

Paperback | January 1, 1994

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This volume brings together some of the most important and influential recent writings on knowledge of oneself and of one's own thoughts, sensations, and experiences. The essays give valuable insights into such fundamental philosophical issues as personal identity, the nature of consciousness,the relation between mind and body, and knowledge of other minds.
Quassim Cassam is at Wadham College, Oxford.
Title:Self-KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 8.07 × 5.31 × 0.67 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198751168

ISBN - 13:9780198751168

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Gilbert Ryle: Self-Knowledge2. Donald Davidson: Knowing One's Own Mind3. Tyler Burge: Individualims and Self-Knowledge4. Sydney Shoemaker: Self-Reference and Self-Awareness5. Roderick M. Chisholm: On the Observability of the Self6. D. M. Armstrong: Introspection7. Sydney Shoemaker: Introspection and the Self8. G. E. M. Anscombe: The First Person9. Hector-Neri Castaneda: On the Phenomeno-Logic of the I10. John Perry: The Problem of the Essential Indexical11. Gareth Evans: Self-Identification12. P. F. Strawson: The First Person-and Others

Editorial Reviews

`A short summary cannot do justice to the richness and subtlety of Cassam's discussion, or to the clarity, carefulness and fair-mindedness with which he argues his case.'Times Literary Supplement