The No-Ownership Theory in Strawson

The no-ownership theory is a metaphysical doctrine of the self, labelled by Strawson. It arises from cartesian mind-body dualism (see mind body problem) and maintains that conscious experiences with a subject cannot be said to ‘belong’ to that consciousness :

Only those things whose ownership is logically transferable can be owned at all

Cite this article as: Tim, "The No-Ownership Theory in Strawson, April 15, 2013, " in Philosophy & Philosophers, April 15, 2013,

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