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On myself, and other, less important subjects

Caspar John Hare 1972-


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  • Title:
    On myself, and other, less important subjects
  • Author: Caspar John Hare 1972-
  • Description: hare00fm.i_xx.indd-revised; hare01ch01.001_008.indd; hare02ch02.009_018.indd; hare03ch03.019_040.indd; hare04ch04.041_056.indd; hare05ch05.057_072.indd; hare06ch06.073_090.indd; hare07ch07.091_098.indd; hare08notes.099_106.indd; hare09refs.107_110.indd; hare11index.111_114.indd
    Caspar Hare makes an original and compelling case for ""egocentric presentism,"" a view about the nature of first-person experience, about what happens when we see things from our own particular point of view. A natural thought about our first-person experience is that ""all and only the things of which I am aware are present to me."" Hare, however, goes one step further and claims, counterintuitively, that the thought should instead be that ""all and only the things of which I am aware are present."" There is, in other words, something unique about me and the things of which I am aware.
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (135 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-45847-7;ISBN 9786612458477;ISBN 1-4008-3090-7
  • Subjects: Self (Philosophy); Solipsism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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