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Phenomenology: The Local Question

Galen Strawson

in Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198250067
eISBN:
9780191712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250067.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter proposes that if one wants to enquire into the existence and nature of the self (Is there such a thing? What is it like if it exists?), then it's wise, and perhaps necessary, to start ... More


Phenomenology and Metaphysics: Self‐Experience and Self‐Consciousness

Galen Strawson

in Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198250067
eISBN:
9780191712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250067.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes up the proposal about the minimal form of self-experience in order to consider the relation between self-experience and self-consciousness. Does self-consciousness require or ... More


Phenomenology: The General Question

Galen Strawson

in Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198250067
eISBN:
9780191712593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250067.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter defends the proposal about the minimal case of genuine self-experience made Chapter 2 and drawn on in Chapter 3. It argues that any genuine form of self-experience must involve some ... More


The World as Will

Bryan Magee

in The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237228
eISBN:
9780191706233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237227.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This material object, my body, is no different in the constitution of its matter from the rest of the physical universe. And my knowledge of it uniquely from inside has led us to the conclusion that ... More


The Subject of Experience

Galen Strawson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Subject of Experience is about the self, the person. It discusses the phenomenology of the self (What is the character of self-experience?) and the metaphysics of the self (Does the self exist? ... More


The Gaze of Others

Philippe Rochat

in Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890712
eISBN:
9780199332779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890712.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter analyzes human self-conscious psychology from the perspective of development. Human psychology is ontologically self-conscious, with an exacerbated care for reputation at its core. This ... More


‘The Self’

Galen Strawson

in The Subject of Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many analytic philosophers have denied that the expression ‘the self’ refers to anything. Others have said its meaning is too unclear for it to be used in philosophy. Others have claimed that the ... More


The Self and the Sesmet

Galen Strawson

in The Subject of Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter pursues the project of ‘“The Self”’. A description of the nature of self-experience leads to a metaphysics of the self, according to which a self is a ‘sesmet’, that is, a [1] subject of ... More


‘When I enter most intimately into what I call myself’: Hume on the Mind 1

Galen Strawson

in The Subject of Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers Hume’s account of personal identity. It argues for three connected claims. [1] Hume does not endorse a ‘bundle theory’, according to which the mind or self or person is just a ... More


Husserl’s Phenomenology and the Project of Transcendental Self-Knowledge

Dermot Moran

in Self-Knowledge: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190226411
eISBN:
9780190226442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226411.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores Edmund Husserl’s phenomenology of self-knowledge, including his conceptions of subjectivity, sense constitution, and the divide between natural and transcendental ... More


Shame

Dan Zahavi

in Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199590681
eISBN:
9780191789656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590681.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages with the topic of shame. What does the fact that we feel shame tell us about the nature of self? Does shame testify to the presence of a self-concept, a (failed) self-ideal, and ... More


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