The Philosopher’s “I”: Autobiography and the Search for the Self

The Philosopher’s “I”: Autobiography and the Search for the Self

This book examines philosophers autobiographies as a genre of philosophical writing. Author J. Lenore Wright focuses her attention on five philosophical autobiographies: Augustine s Confessions, Descartes Meditations, Rousseau s The Confessions, Nietzsche s Ecce Homo, and Hazel Barnes s The Story I Tell Myself. In the context of first-person narration, she shows how the philosophers in question turn their attention inward and unleash their analytical …

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