|First person, philosophy: this is about the question, how far the internal states of a subject are only accessible for this subject. Approaches that focus on the language assume that the acquisition of public language is a precondition for this access. They further claim that the access is not different in principal from the acces we have to others. See also privileged access, introspection, subjectivity, objectivity._____________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. |
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|Frank I 654f
Meaning/Putnam/Davidson: partly from learning situation ("natural history"). - Twin earth: identical psychological states, but different beliefs, reference and meaning - twin earth / Davidson: no threat to the authority of the first person.
Knowing/"to know the meaning"/Davidson: no internal state (but probably a psychological state), not what we identify when we ascribe beliefs.
Authority of the 1st person: can easily be applied to externally identifiable states._____________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.
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994