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Consciousness and the Self: New Essays by JeeLoo Liu,John Perry

By JeeLoo Liu,John Perry

'I by no means can seize myself at any time and not using a belief, and not can notice any factor however the perception.' those recognized phrases of David Hume, on his lack of ability to understand the self, set the level for JeeLoo Liu and John Perry's choice of essays on self-awareness and self-knowledge. This quantity connects fresh medical stories on realization with the conventional concerns in regards to the self explored by means of Descartes, Locke and Hume. specialists within the box supply contrasting views on issues resembling the relation among awareness and self-awareness, the concept of personhood and the epistemic entry to one's personal options, wishes or attitudes. the amount may be of curiosity to philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, cognitive scientists and others engaged on the crucial subject matters of recognition and the self.

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