On the prospects for a theory of personal identity

Philosophical Topics 26 (1-2):351-72 (1999)
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Much specific support for theories of personal identity comes from data which is really about 'what matters' in identity. I argue that if we accept Parfit's arguments that identity is not sufficient for what matters, then we should think our subject matter is actually underdetermined and indefinite, and there can be no correct answer to the question 'Under what conditions is P2 identical to P!?'



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Alan Sidelle
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