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Published: 02 March 2006

212 Pages


ISBN: 9780199287826

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I: The Meaning of the First Person Term

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Clarendon Press

I is perhaps the most important and the least understood of our everyday expressions. This is a constant source of philosophical confusion. ...

New to this Edition:

  • The first full philosophical account of first-personal reference
  • Original, penetrating, and dissolving various myths about how 'I' refers
  • Addresses epistemological as well as semantic questions