Many think that the subject of awareness can't be aware of itself as it presently is, any more than the fingertip can touch itself. Here it is argued that  the subject of awareness can be present-moment aware of itself non-thetically, and that in exceptional circumstances  the subject can be present-moment thetically aware of itself. Concerning , the sense is given in which [i] all awareness involves a subject of experience, and in which [ii] awareness is a property of the subject of experience. If one accepts that [iii] all awareness comports awareness of itself, and adds that [iv] awareness of a property of x is ipso facto awareness of x, one can derive . Indeed one can derive  the subject of awareness is always non-thetically present-moment aware of itself. With regard to , it is argued that attentive present-moment self-awareness is achievable in certain meditative states.
Keywords: self-awareness, self-knowledge, thin subject, subject of awareness, non-thetic self-awareness, subject-awareness, identity thesis, thetic self-awareness, pure, consciousness experience, mental reflexivity, self-luminous
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