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Self Essay Outline - Self What are the philosophic problems...

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Self --What are the philosophic problems that occur when discussing  the traditional concepts of the "self?" In answering this question  discuss the following philosophers and their theories on the self in  detail: Descartes, Locke, Hume, and Kant.  Also mention criticisms of  the theories of self when appropriate.  What philosopher or  philosophers’ theories of self are portrayed in the film Total Recall  and the TV show Stargate: SG-1? Explain specific scenes from these  works of science fiction and how the two address the problem of the  self. Self I. Intro A.   Essence “what makes me “me”?”  B. Identity Over Time “How can I be the same “me” as I was?”  THESIS STATEMENT:  II. Descartes - Ego theory of self - Self is consciousness  Self is not physical (soul) 
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- Self-identity depends on consciousness. Our identity does not depend in any way 
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2011 for the course PHIL 1305 taught by Professor Gordon during the Summer '08 term at Texas State.

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Self Essay Outline - Self What are the philosophic problems...

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