100 Introduction to Personal Identity

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Introduction to Personal Identity What are persons? Human beings Souls/minds Consciousnesses Beings that can reason, feel emotions, make moral judgments, and possess self- consciousness. Are there non-human persons? What is personal identity? When is a person A (living at time t1) identical to a person B (living at later time t2)?
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Unformatted text preview: Split brain cases Brain transplant cases Multiple personality cases Body switching Continuity concepts: A is B iff A is continuous with B. Substance concepts: A is B iff A is (has) the same substance as B Is person a continuity concept or a substance concept?...
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