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On Myself, and Other, Less Important Subjects
Caspar Hare
With an introduction by Mark Johnston

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi

Chapter 1: Self-Interest and Self-Importance 1
1.1 Confl icting Considerations 2
1.2 The Way Forward 8

Chapter 2: Time- Bias and the Metaphysics of Time 9
2.1 The Peacemaker's Response 14

Chapter 3: Egocentrism and Egocentric Metaphysics 19
3.1 Egocentric Presentism--an Introduction 21
3.2 Semantics for a Logic of Points of View 23
3.3 Egocentric Presentism and Points of View 27
3.4 Egocentric Presentism and Egocentric Considerations 30
3.5 Can We Resolve All Confl icts This Way? 37

Chapter 4: Clarifi cations 41
4.1 Ontological Commitments 41
4.2 Presence and Consciousness 42
4.3 Presence and Time 46
4.4 The Intelligibility of the Notion of Monadic Presence 50
4.5 Making Sense of What Other People Believe and Say 52

Chapter 5: A Problem about Personal Identity over Time 57
5.1 Judgments from the Outside and Inside 57
5.2 Making Sense of Our Judgments from the Outside and Inside 62
5.3 Error Theories 70

Chapter 6: The Solution 73
6.1 Judgments from the Inside Do Not Concern Personal Identity over Time 73
6.2 De Se Ignorance 76
6.3 The Solution 81
6.4 Dread, Existential and Anticipatory 86

Chapter 7: Skepticism and Humility 91
7.1 Skepticism 91
7.2 Humility 96
7.3 Wrapping Up 98

Notes 99
References 107
Index 111

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