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Self-Knowledge

Anthony Hatzimoysis

Abstract

Self-knowledge has always been a central topic of philosophical inquiry. It is hard to think of a major philosopher, from ancient times to the present, who refrained from pronouncing on the nature, the importance, or the limitations of one's knowing of oneself as oneself. What makes self-knowledge such a perplexing phenomenon? The chapters in this book seek to deepen our understanding of self-knowledge, to solve some of the genuine (and to resolve some of the spurious) problems that hold back philosophical progress on that front, and to assess the value of some classic moves in the debate over ... More

Keywords: self-knowledge, oneself, epistemic status, reflection, introspection, deliberation, rationality, belief-formation, epistemic warrant

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199590728
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590728.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Hatzimoysis, editor
University of Athens
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