Critiques of Specific Texts

in this section I2 will critique specific issues, texts or arguments within the field of psychophilosophy. since the methodology of the critique will likely involve translating the text or the intent of the writer into humanese english, I2 will first discuss the translation process.

§1: translation process

translation techniques

example 1: driving to work

example 2: Descartes' cogito

§2: specific texts

use of 'self/Self' - a systematic exploration of the use of 'self', a quagmire of ambiguity that, in my judgement, inhibits progress in psychophilosophical research.

the Descartes/Hume/Kant axis of thinking relating to self-awareness vs awareness of Self.

Laycock and the no-Self theory of vietnamese pronouns -