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  • By: Annalisa Coliva
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Self-knowledge is the characteristically human ability of knowing one's own mental states—such as sensations, perceptions, emotions, and propositional attitudes. The following will survey the main philosophical and psychological accounts of self-knowledge proposed in ...