Personal Identity

What

Inquiries concerning what it is that gives something it's identity and as a distinct individual, over time. Whether there is anything essential about a human being or self.

How

Exploring what is meant by sameness and difference. Using thought experiments, such as: I would still be me if I had a liver / brain transplant?

Why

Enables us to reflect on who we are, and who we may want to be; what is important to us and of how we differ from other human and non-human creatures.

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Humans and Animals

In what ways can we capture and best define what it is to be human? Is the classical distinction between mind and body a good basis for determining our essential and non-essential traits? As human animals we have a great

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  • Personal Identity and Change

    What are the things about us that make us who we are? There are many things about us that change over the period of our lives, and even over a single day, but are there some things that remain unchanged ...