Saturday, November 10, 2012

Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self - from Philosophy Bites

From Philosophy Bites, a discussion with philosopher and literary critic Galen Strawson on the sense of self. Strawson is the author of Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics, and there are two older papers by him on the self that are available online:
  • The Self and the SESMET (Journal of Consciousness Studies, 6, No. 4, 1999; pp. 99–135)
  • The Self (Journal of Consciousness Studies, 4, No. 5/6, 1997; pp. 405-28)
More on Strawson is available at Wikipedia.

Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self

Is it possible to know your self? Does everyone have a sense of their own self? These thorny questions are the focus of this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast. Galen Strawson is in conversation with Nigel Warburton. David Edmonds introduces the podcast.

Listen to Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self

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