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Author Gertler, Brie.

Title Self-knowledge / by Brie Gertler
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 315 pages)
Series New problems of philosophy
New problems of philosophy.
Contents Historical background -- The nature and scope of (purportedly) special self-knowledge -- The acquaintance theory of self-knowledge -- The inner sense theory of self-knowledge -- The rationalist theory of self-knowledge -- Awareness of the self -- The dispute between empiricism and rationalism : a diagnosis
Summary In this outstanding introduction Brie Gertler assesses the leading theoretical approaches to self-knowledge, explaining the work of many of the key figures in the field: from Descartes and Kant, through to Bertrand Russell and Gareth Evans, as well as recent work by Tyler Burge, David Chalmers, William Lycan and Sydney Shoemaker. Essential reading for students of philosophy of mind, epistemology, and metaphysics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Self-knowledge, Theory of.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203835670 (electronic bk.)
9780203835678 (electronic bk.)