Should we tolerate people who split?

Southern Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):1-17 (1992)
Abstract
Thought-experiments in which one person divides into two have been important in the literature on personal identity. I consider three influential arguments which aim to undermine the force of these thought-experiments – arguments from David Wiggins, Patricia Kitcher and Kathleen Wilkes. I argue that all three fail, leaving us to face the consequences of splitting, whatever those may be.
Keywords personal identity  fission  thought-experiments  thought experiments  Kathleen Wilkes  David Wiggins  Patricia Kitcher
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ISBN(s) 0038-4283
DOI 10.1111/j.2041-6962.1992.tb00625.x
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