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Dennett and Ricoeur on the narrative self 1 edition

Dennett and Ricoeur on the narrative self
Joan McCarthy

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Dennett and Ricoeur on the narrative self
by Joan McCarthy.

Published 2007 by Humanity Books in Amherst, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Why the narrative self?
Contemporary interest in narrative theory
Is the self real or illusory?
Dennett's brand of naturalism
The heterophenomenological method (HM)
Consciousness and the self
The naturalist narrative self
Puzzle cases
The HM and the narrative self
The limitations of Dennett's account
The limits of language
Epistemological fragility
Ontological fragility
Naturalism and phenomenology
Confronting naturalism
Phenomenology and hermeneutics
The detour of interpretation
The problem of personal identity
The number of selves, identity relations and truth
The capable self and its narrative identity
Narrative identity and aristotelian muthos
Narrative recounting of human lives
LPSE-identity and literary puzzle cases
Certainty, knowledge and attestation
Narrative attestation
Fact and fiction
Narrative attestation
The limitations of Ricoeur's account
Selective appeals to literary and psychoanalytic discourses
Focus on the self-examining self
The ontological status of the narrative self
The epistemological status of the narrative self
The practical self
Why the narrative self?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BD450 .M346 2007

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p. cm.

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