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|I, philosophy: A) The expression of a speaker for the subject or the person who is herself. The use of this expression presupposes an awareness of one's own person. B) The psychical entity of a subject that is able to relate to itself.
C. Self, philosophy the concept of the self cannot be exactly separated from the concept of the I. Over the past few years, more and more traditional terms of both concepts have been relativized. In particular, a constant nature of the self or the I is no longer assumed today. See also brain/brain state, mind, state of mind, I, subjects, perception, person._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Peter Geach on I, Ego, Self - Dictionary of Arguments
Frank I 503
I/GeachVsDescartes: instead of "I get into a terrible mess!" I can also say: "This is really a terrible confusion".
Strawson: also "there is pain" instead of "I am in pain".
EvansVsGeach/EvansVsStrawson: for reference, it is necessary to get one's audience into something.
>Reference, >Relations, >Pain, >Situation, >Description, >Self-identification, >Gareth Evans, >R. Descartes, >Dualism.
Gareth Evans(1982): Self-Identification, in: G.Evans The Varieties of Reference, ed. by John McDowell,
Oxford/NewYork 1982, 204-266_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Logic Matters Oxford 1972
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994
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