- This pseudo-Paper is intended as the mechanism to record time spent on the Note 'Psychological View1' during my Thesis research, as from 2011.
- For the actual time recorded, click on "Paper Statistics" above.
Write-up2 (as at 14/07/2019 18:05:46): Psychological View
- This is the view, originating with Locke4, that the matter of primary importance in matters of personal identity is the psychological continuity5 (or maybe of psychological connectedness6).
- No-one denies that our psychology7 is important to us, but making it constitutive of our identity has led to much confusion and paradox.
- In particular it encourages the idea that the same human being8 may not be the same person9 throughout its life10, or that the same person may “hop” from one human being to another.
- I wish to deny both these possibilities.
- Works on this topic that I’ve actually read11, include the following:-
- A reading list (where not covered elsewhere) might start with:-
- This is mostly a place-holder12. Currently, just see the categorised reading-list.
- This is the write-up as it was when this Abstract was last output, with text as at the timestamp indicated (14/07/2019 18:05:46).
- Link to Latest Write-Up Note.
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