Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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De se: belief de se is an attitude that one has towards oneself. Problem - self-identification is not completely safe from error. See also de re, de dicto.
 
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II 121
De se/Lewis: is an attitude that someone has to himself.
II 123
De se/Indirect speech/Kaplan/Cresswell: E.g. "his pants are on fire" - "My God, that’s me" - not sufficient: a description that singles out Kaplan for Kaplan, - because that is compatible with it that he does not know that he himself is Kaplan - sufficient: "...he himself ..." - analog: time: de nunc: statement on the date at which it is located - "it is now four o’clock" - differently: "Zeus says" four o’clock"" - could be a timetable information -
II 124
Solution/Cresswell: triple: of world time, person - ((s)> centered world).

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28