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Roundtable: "What is Self-Ascription?"


Institut Jean-Nicod, ENS, 29 rue d’Ulm

May 16, seminar room, 2:30pm – 5 :30pm

What is Self-Ascription ?


Abstract : David Lewis famously analysed de se attitudes in terms of a centred content (a property) which the subject self-ascribes. The relevant notion of self-ascription will be the focus of the discussion.


François Recanati (Institut Jean-Nicod)
Seth Yalcin (Département de Philosophie, UC Berkeley)