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Exploring Personal Identity: A Quiz

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1. Which philosopher is famous for proposing that personal identity is established through continuity of consciousness?

2. The Ship of Theseus is a thought experiment that questions the identity of a ship that has had all of its parts replaced over time. Which aspect of personal identity does this experiment primarily challenge?

3. Derek Parfit's concept of psychological continuity suggests that personal identity:

4. The concept of 'bundle theory' of the self, proposed by David Hume, suggests which of the following?

5. In relation to personal identity, the 'teletransportation paradox' (also known as the 'teleporter paradox') assesses:

6. Which of the following is NOT a criterion proposed by philosophers to establish personal identity?

7. Which concept suggests that personal identity could be transferred through the copying of an individual's memory and consciousness into another body?

8. According to Thomas Reid's 'brave officer' paradox, what issue arises when considering personal identity across long time spans?

9. In the philosophy of personal identity, the 'fission scenario' illustrates the problem of:

10. Which philosophical theory asserts that personal identity is essentially tied to the same physical body over time?