Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Self-consciousness, philosophy: self-consciousness is a form of consciousness that allows a localization of the thinking subject in the logical space. The prerequisite for self-consciousness is consciousness of external and internal processes as well as the ability to differentiate between these two sources of influences. See also identification, self-identification, self, I, consciousness, individuation, identity, person.

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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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Self-consciousness / knowledge / RyleVstradition / Ryle: there is no knowledge of self-consciousness. - This is logically false. - No knowledge of an act of closing. - "Light metaphor" does not help in case of knowledge, only in vision. -
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VsPrivileged Access: you can also misjudge your own state of mind. - Self-knowledge: not different from thinking.


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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.

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G. Ryle
Der Begriff des Geistes Stuttgart 1969


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28