<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Velleman (David) - Identification and Identity (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20873.htm">Identification and Identity</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/V/Author_Velleman (David).htm">Velleman (David)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Contours of Agency: Essays on Themes from Harry Frankfurt, ed. S. Buss and L. Overton. MIT Press. 2002. pp. 91-123</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20873.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperCitings_20873.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PapersToNotes_20873.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><ul type="disc"><li>This paper is quoted in <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20869.htm">Tobia (Kevin Patrick) - Personal Identity and the Phineas Gage Effect</A>" as an example of  one standard explanation of why it might seem the identity relation does not hold <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P20873_1">here</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P20873_1"></A> is that part of <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_108.htm">what matters</A><SUP>2</SUP> for personal identity is a <em>certain magnitude</em> of similarity between earlier and later individuals , </li><li>See <a name="3"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20874.htm">Frankfurt (Harry) - Reply to Velleman ('Identification and Identity')</A>" for a response. </li></ul><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P20873_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P20873_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: In the case of Phineas Gage.<BR><BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T09:27" pubdate>02/08/2018 09:27:17</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>