<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Baker (Lynne Rudder) - On Naturalizing the First-Person Perspective (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_21/PaperSummary_21367.htm">On Naturalizing the First-Person Perspective</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Baker (Lynne Rudder).htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Naturalism and the First-Person Perspective, Chapter 2</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=200><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_21/PaperSummary_21367.htm">Paper Summary</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><u>Author s <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21367_1">Abstract</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21367_1"></A></u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>In Chapter 2, I discuss what would be required to naturalize a property, and then I introduce the two stages of the first-person perspective: <ol type="I"><li>the rudimentary stage, which human infants (and some other people without language) share with certain Non-human animals, and </li><li>the robust stage, which is available only to persons with complex conceptual and linguistic abilities. </ol></li><li>Beings at the rudimentary stage of the first-person perspective have consciousness and intentionality; beings at the robust stage have, in addition, the capacity to conceive of themselves as themselves, in the first person. </li><li>This second, robust stage brings with it a cascade of new capacities. </li></ol></FONT><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>What Is Naturalization?  28 </li><li>The Robust First-Person Perspective  30 </li><li>The Rudimentary First-Person Perspective  40 </li></ol></FONT><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P21367_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21367_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: Taken from <a name="1"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21344.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Naturalism and the First-Person Perspective: What Is The Problem?</A>". <BR><BR><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="2018-08-02T09:36" pubdate>02/08/2018 09:36:21</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>