Dr Lucy O’Brien


Department of Philosophy

University College London

London WC1E 6BT


Tel:     +4 207679 7115 (Office)

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Some of my papers:


O’Brien, L. (forthcoming), ‘Self-Knowledge, Agency and Force’,  Philosophy and Phenomenological Research


O’Brien, L. (2005), ‘Imagination and the Motivational View of Belief’ Analysis 65.1:55-62


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O’Brien, L. (2003), ‘Moran on Agency and Self-Knowledge, European Journal of Philosophy, 11: 375-390


O’Brien, L. (2003), ‘On Knowing One’s Own Actions’  in Roessler, J. and Eilan, N. eds. 2003. Agency and Self-Awareness, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp 358-382


O’Brien, L. F. (1996), ‘Solipsism and Self-Reference’, European Journal of Philosophy 4:175-194.


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