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|Title:||Self-knowledge: the Reality of Privileged Access|
|Citation:||Wright C (2015) Self-knowledge: the Reality of Privileged Access. In: Goldberg S (ed.). Externalism, Self-Knowledge and Scepticism: New Essays, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 49-74.|
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|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Abstract:||Paul Snowdon's  ( “How to Think about Phenomenal Self-Knowledge” in A.Coliva, ed., The Self and Self-knowledge, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 243-262) develops a range of careful and interesting criticisms of ideas about the problem of self-knowledge, and about what I interpreted as the broad contribution to it made byWittgenstein's later work, that I presented in Whitehead lectures at Harvard almost twenty years ago. Snowdon questions whether Wittgenstein's characteristic focus upon the linguistic expressions of self-knowledge holds out any real prospect of philosophical progress, and charges that my discussion is guilty in any case of distortion and over-simplification of the 'data', whether conceived as linguistic or otherwise, that set the problem of self-knowledge in the first place. In this paper, I take the opportunity to respond.|
|Rights:||This chapter has been accepted for publication and will appear in a revised form, subsequent to appropriate editorial input by Cambridge University Press, in Externalism, Self-Knowledge, and Skepticism: New Essays published by Cambridge University Press. 'Knowledge and reasons for belief', Externalism, Self-Knowledge, and Skepticism: New Essays 2015, Reprinted with permission © Cambridge University Press 2015. URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/philosophy/philosophy-mind-and-language/externalism-self-knowledge-and-skepticism-new-essays#contentsTabAnchor|
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