Review of Eric Olson's 'The Human Animal: Personal Identity Without Psychology'
Shoemaker (Sydney)
Source: Nous, Sep99, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p496, 9p;
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Philosopher’s Index Abstract

  1. Presents a critique of the book "Olson (Eric) - The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology".
  2. Olson's opposition to the 'Psychological Approach,' to the topic of personal identity;
  3. Lockean definition of 'person';
  4. Olson's view on the attempts to reconcile the Psychological Approach with the view that people are, in the sense of being identical with, living animals.

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Review of "Olson (Eric) - The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology".

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