Self and other

From pure ego to co-constituted we

Dan Zahavi

pp. 143-160

In recent years, the social dimensions of selfhood have been discussed widely. Can you be a self on your own or only together with others? Is selfhood a built-in feature of experience or rather socially constructed? Does a strong emphasis on the first-personal character of consciousness prohibit a satisfactory account of intersubjectivity or is the former rather a necessary requirement for the latter? These questions are explored in the following contribution.

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DOI: 10.1007/s11007-015-9328-2

Full citation [Harvard style]:

Zahavi, D. (2015). Self and other: From pure ego to co-constituted we. Continental Philosophy Review 48 (2), pp. 143-160.

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