Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Self-ascription, philosophy: self-attribution is the identification of properties by a subject that refers to itself through this act. The important fact is that this type of statements can claim a higher degree of certainty than external attribution b y a different person. See also certainty, attribution, ascription, truth conditions, privileged access, introspection, I, self, person.

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Gareth Evans
Frank I 524
;ental Self-Ascription / Evans: if one ascribes an opinion to oneself, then the view is, so to speak, and often literally is, directed outwards - to the world - we can do without the "inner view" - ment.s.a. is not infallible.
I 530
Evans: self-ascription of experience does not require any special skill of an inner sense - no disposition for cases of correct judgments, that guaranteed infallibility - information stance: with content: e.g. "as if a thousand tiny needles .." / without content: e.g., "pain", "itching".


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EMD II
G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989

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


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23