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I, philosophy: A) The expression of a speaker for the subject or the person who is herself. The use of this expression presupposes an awareness of one's own person. B) The psychical entity of a subject that is able to relate to itself.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Susan Blackmore on I, Ego, Self - Dictionary of Arguments

Pauen I 244
I/Ego/Blackmore/Pauen: Blackmore thesis: Beliefs are only accumulations of memes that change constantly. VsMinsky, VsDennett: The self also has no pragmatic value.
>Memes
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Unencumbered by it, we can have an unbiased access to the present. (Th. NagelVs.)
I 245
I: the I is not the origin of our desires, but the function of bundling.
PauenVsBlackmore: how should continuity be preserved at all? >Personal identity.
Vs: Individuals can behave very differently to desires, even if they belong to the same social group.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Blckmo I
S. Blackmore
Consciousness London 2010

Pauen I
M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001


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