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About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication

2016.10.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Manuel García-Carpintero and Stephan Torre (eds.), About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication, Oxford University Press, 2016,
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2016.10.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Manuel García-Carpintero and Stephan Torre (eds.), About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication, Oxford University Press, 2016, 348pp., $85.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198713265. Reviewed by Léa Salje, University of Leeds The topic of the de se is old but far from tired. Indeed, it is easy to feel that this is an exciting time for this set of debates. Recent doubts about traditional ways of formulating the central problem, together with a wave of renewed efforts at finding creative ways of developing models equipped to handle not only de se thought but also communication, have prepared the ground for newly defined problems and correspondingly new solutions in an area with a long history. It is in this atmosphere that Manuel García-Carpentiro and Stephan Torre have put together this timely collection of new papers. I will not attempt a full and systematic review of each of the chapters (though see §4 of Torre's. . .

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