Unformatted text preview: qualities of the thing Principle of the psychological continuity- who you are is who you identify with in your psyche (ex: transgender) Hume- Principle of space/time continuity- personal identity follows an objects physical dimensions over time We identify with the body Williams critique: Transitivity of Personal Identity- Charles is caused to have the same psychology as Lee Harvey Oswald. Robert is also imbued with Lee Harvey Oswald’s psychology. So x=4 y=4 therefore x=y. Possible solutions: • Focus on souls • Personal identity is not branching continuity; cannot separate • Give up personal identity • All change results in numerical...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course PHIL 2033 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at The University of Texas at San Antonio- San Antonio.
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