The Problem (of Personal Identity) and Its Place in Philosophy
Garrett (Brian)
Source: Garrett - Personal Identity and Self-consciousness, 1998, Chapter 1
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Sections

  1. The problem of personal identity
  2. What is a person?
    • The Satisfaction Question
    • The Nature Question
      … The Immaterialist Answer
      … The Materialist Answer
  3. What is it for the same person to persist through time?
  4. The methodology of thought-experiments1
    • Brain Transplant2
    • Scattered Existence
    • Bionic Replacement
    • Teletransportation
    • Branch-line
    • Accident
    • Indeterminacy
    • Fission
  5. Why is personal identity important?

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