<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Garrett (Brian) - Wittgenstein on 'I' (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3747.htm">Wittgenstein on 'I'</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/G/Author_Garrett (Brian).htm">Garrett (Brian)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Garrett - Personal Identity and Self-consciousness, 1998, Chapter 8</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3747.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PapersToNotes_3747.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Sections</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Introduction<ul type="disc"><li>Self-consciousness: Five claims <ol type="i"><li>There are two different uses of the pronoun  I .  The use as object and  the use as subject .</li><li>Given <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_110.htm">Wittgenstein</A><SUP>1</SUP> s examples, we are evidently meant to infer that  as subject uses feature only in mental self-ascriptions.</li><li>All and only  as object uses  involve the recognition of a particular person .</li><li>Only in such cases has  the possibility of an error been provided for , viz. the error of mistaking another person for myself. </li><li>It is a misreading of the  grammar of  as subject uses of  I which fuels the illusion of a Cartesian subject. <BR></ol></li><li>The tension between (ii) and (iii)</li><li>The tension between (ii) and (iv)</li></ul></li><li><a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_110.htm">Wittgenstein</A><SUP>2</SUP> and the  as Subject use of  I </li><li> Running Repairs to the  as Subject /  as Object Distinction <ul type="disc"><li>A New Definition<BR>&rarr; A Possible Tension?</li></ul></li><li>The Status of the  as Subject Use<ul type="disc"><li>The  as Subject Use is more Basic than the  as Object Use</li><li>Self-consciousness and the  as Subject Use of  I </li></ul></li><li>Interpreting <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_110.htm">Wittgenstein</A><SUP>3</SUP> on Avowals<ul type="disc"><li>Reference</li><li>Knowledge </li><li>Authority</li></ul></li><li>Conclusion </li></ol> </FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:12" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:12:15</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>