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Anscombe, G. E. M.
 
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Self- Consciousness Frank I 81
I/body/Anscombe: only in particular I sentences it applies that their description coincides with the description of events: e.g. "I jump", "I stand", etc.
coming from this:
Self-consciousness/Anscombe: self-consciousness can be determined externally! For example, Henry James: a novel character ("the poor Baldy") has lost his self-consciousness, but not his consciousness in a fall from the coach.
Constitutively for James and Anscombe then for an externally observable or writable...
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Fra I 82
...Self-consciousness, the concept of an immediate, concept of actions without a subject, etc., which can be referred to as subjectless but to acting and suffering "things".
Reason: this should avoid two things:
1. as a speaker of "I" to claim a body,
2. to identify a thing that is different from the body, but which then has to be related to the body.
SchaedeVsAnscombe: it remains unclear what this is about. What is a "subjectless act"?
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Frank I 92
Self-consiousness/Anscombe: self-consciousness can be explained as "awareness that this and that belongs to oneself".
Caution: "he himself" is very different from "from oneself".

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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