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hortense in exile
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Interests: indexicality, self-knowledge, primarily of phenomenal states, the nature of thought about objects of perceptual or sensory experience, ordinary language philosophy, and unchangeable desires/volitions. Other interests: brains and their peculiarities.

I also make indexes. If you are a philosopher, psychologist, or cognitive scientist, and do not want to make your own index, ask me! And if you are even thinking about publishing your book with no index at all, or only an index of names, please ask me! Books need to be searchable. Even an online search of a scanned book is often only as good as the book's index.

"I am not to give myself explanations that divide me from myself, that take sides against myself, that would exact my consent, not attract it. That would be to cede my voice to isolation. Then I might never be found" (Cavell, "The Argument of the Ordinary," 100).

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