Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self / Edition 1

Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self / Edition 1

by John Perry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872205207

ISBN-13: 9780872205208

Pub. Date: 06/01/2002

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

This volume collects a number of Perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, The Two Faces of Identity,Persons and Information,Self-Notions and The Self, and The Sense of Identity. Perry’s Introduction puts his own work and that of others on the issues of identity and personal identity in the context of philosophical studies of mind

Overview

This volume collects a number of Perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, The Two Faces of Identity,Persons and Information,Self-Notions and The Self, and The Sense of Identity. Perry’s Introduction puts his own work and that of others on the issues of identity and personal identity in the context of philosophical studies of mind and language over the past thirty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872205208
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

I. IDENTITY AND INDIVIDUATION:

The Same F
Relative Identity and Relative Number
Can the Self Divide?
The Two Faces of Identity
II. PERSONAL IDENTITY:

Personal Identity, Memory, and the Problem of Circularity
Williams on the Self and the Future
Personal Identity and the Concept of a Person
The Importance of Being Identical
Persons and Information
III. THE SELF:

Self-Notions and The Self
The Sense of Identity
Glossary

Index

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