Personal Identity


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.


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?


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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