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J.T. Ismael's monograph is an formidable contribution to metaphysics and the philosophy of language and brain. She tackles a philosophical query whose starting place is going again to Descartes: What am I? The self isn't really a trifling factor between things--but if this is the case, what's it, and what's its dating to the area? Ismael is an unique and artistic philosopher who attempts to appreciate our challenging techniques concerning the self and the way they're on the topic of our use of language in particular.

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