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introspection is not an inner perception

The term introspection continue to be used to refer to our first-person understanding that we hold with regard to our own minds, as oppose to knowledge about one’s mind obtained from an objective third-person (externally-available) standpoint (information and procedures). We do not really perceive the contents of our own minds, this perceptual account of introspection is a result of pervasive and unintentional use of perceptual metaphors in our general understanding of knowledge. Introspection occur from a subjective orientation, it is the process of acquiring knowledge of one’s own mind, from one’s own subjective first-person standpoint.

four kinds of relationship between knower and known

linked mentions for "introspection is not an inner perception":
  1. differences between attention and introspection

    Attention is an amazingly plastic capacity, but one may argue that our common-sense, metaphor-driven understanding of attention does not accurately

  2. first-person experience attending to a thing

    Attention involves the processing and organization of perceptual information, actively directing our cognitive resources toward our own mind

  3. transcendence, love and conscience

    Man passes the noological dimension whenever he is reflecting upon himself — or, if need be, rejecting himself; whenever he is making himself an