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Heidi Savage
State University of New York at Geneseo
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Abstract: In this paper, I argue that standard psychological continuity theory does not account for an important feature of what is important in survival – having the property of personhood. I offer a theory that can account for this, and I explain how it avoids two other implausible consequences of standard psychological continuity theory, as well as having certain other advantages over that theory.
Keywords Personal identity  Psychological continuity theory  What matters in survival
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