Problems of the Self: Philosophical Papers 1956-1972

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Cambridge University Press, 1973 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 267 pages
This is a volume of philosophical studies, centred on problems of personal identity and extending to related topics in the philosophy of mind and moral philosophy.
 

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Personal identity and individuation
1
Bodily continuity and personal identity
19
Imagination and the self
26
The self and the future
46
Are persons bodies?
64
The Makropulos case reflections on the tedium of immortality
82
Strawson on individuals
101
Knowledge and meaning in the philosophy of mind
127
Additional Note 1972
159
Ethical consistency
166
Consistency and realism
187
Additional Note 1972
205
Morality and the emotions
207
The idea of equality
230
Egoism and altruism
250
Bibliography
266

Deciding to believe
136
Imperative inference
152

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