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David K. Lewis: a thought experiment concerning two omniscient gods (omniscient with respect to propositions). None of them knows who he is because that is not comprehensible in propositions. Self-knowledge is not propositional knowledge. (D.K. Lewis Philosophical Papers Vol. I 1983, p 139ff)
 
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Frank I 404f
Lewis: 2 vomniscient Gods / gods-Example / wanderer- example: E.g. Perry: two lost wanderers need more than just the same travel guide to even detect differences with the situation and each other - they would call all the same sentences as true, - see also sugar trail at the grocery store (> supermarket-example) . (402ff).

Perr I
J. R. Perry
Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self 2002

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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