Chapter 15. Personal Identity

  1. Stephen P. Stich and
  2. Ted A. Warfield
  1. Eric T. Olson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch15

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

How to Cite

Olson, E. T. (2007) Personal Identity, in The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind (eds S. P. Stich and T. A. Warfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217749

Online ISBN: 9780470998762

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Keywords:

  • personal identity;
  • photograph;
  • biological death;
  • population;
  • computer program

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problems of Personal Identity

  • Understanding the Persistence Question

  • Accounts of Our Identity Through Time

  • The Psychological Approach

  • The Fission Problem

  • The Problem of the Thinking Animal

  • The Somatic Approach

  • Conclusion