January 27 notes

January 27 notes - ISL Chapter 15: The Self as Sentiment...

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ISL Chapter 15: The Self as Sentiment and Reflection January 27 The first person pronoun or calling oneself by name is a characteristic feeling called the my-feeling or sense of appropriation The “I” word must always includes a reference to another person, since the word and the ideas it stands for are phenomena of language and the communicative life Something that is possessed by a person is also thought of in terms of others, since the reason one possesses it is because others do not We judge ourselves based on others’ thoughts of our appearance, manners, aims, deeds, character, friends, etc A self-idea had three parts: the imagination of our appearance to the other person, the imagination of his judgment of said appearance, and a feeling such as pride or shame Personal pronouns are unique in that they mean different and even opposite ideas when employed by different persons; my nose is a very different object from your nose
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