On the metaphysics of introspection
Abstract:Commentary on ‘The View from Within’, edited by Francisco Varela and Jonathan Shear. (Includes response from Pierre Vermersch.)
[opening paragraph]: In the course of his interesting article on the practice of introspection and its justification, ‘Introspection as practice', Pierre Vermersch reveals a commitment to a particular framework or model of the nature of introspection. My comments in this discussion note will be directed towards that model. The following passage from Vermersch's article may serve as a clear account of the model to which I refer:
Document Type: Review Article
Affiliations: Trinity College, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland.
Publication date: January 1, 1999