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Published: 20 August 2021

424 Pages


ISBN: 9780190087265

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The Self

A History

Patricia Kitcher

Oxford Philosophical Concepts

  • Demonstrates commonalities across different attempts to understand the self throughout philosophy, including in the Islamic, phenomenological, and African traditions
  • Offers new and sophisticated accounts of how familiar figures such as Descartes and Locke understood the self
  • Includes scientific efforts to illuminate selves and aesthetic presentations of puzzles about the self

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