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Personal identity

Godfrey Norman Agmondisham Vesey

Personal identity

a philosophical analysis

by Godfrey Norman Agmondisham Vesey

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hume, David, 1711-1776.,
  • Self (Philosophy),
  • Personality.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Godfrey Vesey.
    SeriesCornell paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1499.S45 V47 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4898355M
    ISBN 100801491622
    LC Control Number76041208


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In this groundbreaking new book, Eric Olson argues that such approaches face daunting problems, and he defends in their place a radically non-psychological account of personal identity.

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Coburn (Analysis,) of an argument which I used in ‘Personal identity and individuation’ to try to show that bodily continuity was a necessary condition of personal identity, and more particularly that similarity of memory claims and personal characteristics could not be a sufficient condition of it.

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