The First-Person Pronoun

Eros Corazza

in Reflecting the Mind

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199270187
Published online November 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601484 | DOI:
 The First-Person Pronoun

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Focuses on the first person pronoun and semantic properties. It also discusses how one’s use of ‘I’ relates to one’s psychological states and egocentricity and defends the view that someone’s self-consciousness is manifested in mastering the use of the first person pronoun.

Keywords: answering machines; conventions; psychological development; self; self-conciousness; self-reference

Chapter.  14883 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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