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16. Persons / C. Self-Awareness / 4. Errors in Introspection

[misleading information that can come from introspection]

5 ideas
We can be ignorant about ourselves, for example, our desires and motives [Audi,R]
Experiments prove that people are often unaware of their motives [Rey]
Brain damage makes the unreliability of introspection obvious [Rey]
When distracted we can totally misjudge our own experiences [Chalmers]
Error must be possible in introspection, because error is possible in all judgements [Heil]