Chapter 18. Genetics and Personal Identity

  1. Justine Burley and
  2. John Harris
  1. Carol Rovane

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch18

A Companion to Genethics

A Companion to Genethics

How to Cite

Rovane, C. (2004) Genetics and Personal Identity, in A Companion to Genethics (eds J. Burley and J. Harris), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756423.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206989

Online ISBN: 9780470756423



  • phenotype;
  • caucasian woman;
  • Locke's analysis;
  • computational proess;
  • flamboyantly pessimistic


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction: Locke's Distinction between Personal and Animal Identity

  • The Irrelevance of Cloning

  • Personal Identity and Science

  • Notes