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Problems of the Self
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Details

  • Page extent: 274 pages
  • Weight: 0.496 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 128
  • Dewey version: n/a
  • LC Classification: BD450 .W499
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Self (Philosophy)
    • Mind and body
    • Human beings

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521202251 | ISBN-10: 0521202256)

Replaced by 9780521290609

$39.50

A collection of philosophical studies centered on problems of identity and extending to related topics in the philosophy of mind and moral philosophy.

Contents

Preface; 1. Personal identity and individuation; 2. Personal identity and bodily continuity; 3. Imagination and the self; 4. The self and the future; 5. Are persons bodies?; 6. The Makropulos case: reflections on the tedium of immortality; 7. Strawson on individuals; 8. Knowledge and meaning in the philosophy of mind; 9. Deciding to believe; 10. Imperative inference; 11. Ethical consistency; 12. Consistency and realism; 13. Morality and the emotions; 14. The idea of equality; 15. Egoism and altruism; Bibliography.

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