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