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16. Persons / E. Self as Mind / 6. Self as Meta-awareness

[Self as concerned with awareness of awareness]

8 ideas
The Ego is not formally or materially part of consciousness, but is outside in the world [Sartre]
Persons are distinguished by a capacity for second-order desires [Frankfurt]
A person essentially has second-order volitions, and not just second-order desires [Frankfurt]
Being a person must involve having second-order beliefs and desires (about beliefs and desires) [Dennett]
If I have a set of mental modules, someone had better be in charge of them! [Fodor]
Is personal identity largely a matter of nested intentionality? [Rey]
Self-consciousness may just be nested intentionality [Rey]
Human organisms can exercise downward causation [Merricks]