Ideas of Quassim Cassam, by Theme

[British, fl. 1995, Of Wadham College, Oxford. Then at London University, then Professor at Cambridge University.]

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16. Persons / C. Self-Awareness / 1. Introspection
Knowledge of thoughts covers both their existence and their contents
We can't introspect ourselves as objects, because that would involve possible error
16. Persons / C. Self-Awareness / 2. Self-Knowledge
Outer senses are as important as introspection in the acquisition of self-knowledge
Is there a mode of self-awareness that isn't perception, and could it give self-knowledge?
Neither self-consciousness nor self-reference require self-knowledge
16. Persons / D. Self and Body / 5. Role of the Body
If we have a pain, we are strongly aware of the bodily self