The Phenomeno-Logic of the I

The Phenomeno-Logic of the I

Essays on Self-Consciousness
Hector Neri Castañeda, edited by James G. Hart and Tomis Kapitan
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 08/22/1999
Format: Hardback 1 b&w photos
ISBN: 978-0-253-33506-7
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Hector-Neri Castañeda is recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the late-twentieth century. Here readers will find a lively introduction to Castañeda’s thought as well as an opportunity to explore his rich and distinct voice. This unique volume will appeal to those interested in the philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence as well as students of Castañeda and Latin American philosophy.

Author Bio

Hector-Neri Castañeda (1924-1991) was Mahlon Powell Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University. He was founder and editor of Nous. Among his works are Sprache und Erfahrung, Thinking, Language, and Experience, and Thinking and the Structure of the World.

James G. Hart is Professor of the Philosophy of Religion at Indiana University. He is author of The Person and the Common Life and co-editor (with Lester Embree) of The Phenomenology of Values and Valuing.

Tomis Kapitan is Professor of Philosophy at Northern Illinois University. He is editor of Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

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“Hector-Neri Castañeda is recognized as one of the most important philosophers of the late-twentieth century. Here readers will find a lively introduction to Castañeda’s thought as well as an opportunity to explore his rich and distinct voice. This unique volume will appeal to those interested in the philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence as well as students of Castañeda and Latin American philosophy.”

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
First-Person Reference, Tomis Kapitan
Castañeda and Contemporary Continental Philosophy, James G. Hart
1. He: A Study in the Logic of Self-Consciousness
2. Indicators and Quasi-Indicators
3. On the Phenomeno-Logic of the I
4. Philosophical Method and Direct Awareness of the Self
5. Self-Consciousness, Demonstrative Reference, and the Self-Ascription View of Believing
6. The Self and the I-guises, Empirical and Transcendental
7. First-Person Statements About the Past
8. Metaphysical Internalism, Selves, and the Indivisible Noumenon (A Fregeo-Kantian Reflection on Descartes’s Cogito)
9. Persons, Egos, and Is: Their Sameness Relations
10. I-Structures and the Reflexivity of Self-Consciousness
References
Index