Personal Identity, 'R-Relatedness' And The Empty Question Argument
Chappell (Tim), Chappell (Sophie Grace)
Source: Philosophical Quarterly, 1995, Vol. 45 Issue 178, p88, 5p;
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  1. Discusses the theoretical framework of the concept of ‘R-relatedness' and identity between objects occurring in various time frames as postulated by Derek Parfit1.
  2. R-relations as psychological connectedness2 and continuity with the right kind of cause;
  3. Empty Question Argument raised against the concept of R-relatedness.

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