Metaphysica 13 (1):65-85 (2012)
|Abstract||In the Treatise Hume argues that a person is “nothing but a bundle of perceptions”. But what precisely is the meaning of this bundle thesis of a person? In my paper, an attempt is made to articulate two plausible interpretations of this controversial view and to identify and evaluate a number of problems for this thesis that is central to Hume’s account of the self|
|Keywords||self, mind, bundle theory, personal identity, perceptions, identity thesis|
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