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Self-Knowledge and the Self

Human Science


by
David A Jopling

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 192 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In this clear and reasoned discussion of self- knowledge and the self, the author asks whether it is really possible to know ourselves as we really are. He illuminates issues about the nature of self-identity which are of fundamental importance in moral psychology, epistemology and literary criticism.

Jopling focuses on the accounts of Stuart Hampshire, Jean-Paul Sartre and Richard Rorty, and dialogical philosophical psychology and illustrates his argument with examples from literature, drama and psychology.