Written over the last two decades, John McDowell's papers, as a whole, deal with issues of philosophy. Specifically, separate groups of essays look at the ethical writings of Aristotle and Plato; moral questions regarding the Greek tradition; interpretations of Wittgenstein's work; and, finally, questions about personal identity and the character of first-person thought and speech.John Henry McDowell. ESSAY 17. Reductionism. and. the. First. Person. 1 . Lockea#39;s discussion of personal identity centres on the thesis that a person is aquot;a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itselfanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mind, Value, and Reality|
|Author||:||John Henry McDowell|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 1998|