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Philosophy 101 and personal Identity

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Philosophy 101 and personal Identity 21179

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These notes cover the first week of notes in philosophy and covers personal identity and theories
Dugald Owen
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Personal, Identity, philosophy, Owen, numerical, qualitative




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Date Created: 09/09/16
Intro to Philosophy Dugald Owen 08/30/16 Philosophy- Study of questions that can only be answered through reflection. Areas in Philosophy-  Metaphysics- o The study of what is real  The nature of a person  Mind-Body relation  God’s existence  Nature of space and time  Value theory- o Ethics of political theories and aesthetics  How should we treat others?  What is the good life?  What form of government Is best?  Epistemology- o Theory of knowledge and limits of what we know  Do we even have knowledge?  What is knowledge Metaphyiscal – Personal Identity  Qualitative Identity o Slow gradual change over time/ you don’t cease to exist you simply change  Numerical Identity o Immediate change in identity or death John Locke (1632-1704)  English Philosopher  Enlightenment Intellectual  Theories: o Same man/Animal- You continue to exist by living in the same living body but that is simply your body o Same person- You yourself continue to exist as who you are only as far back as you can remember. Such as black outs, memory loss, or not remembering your childhood o Believes Thoughts are based on visuals of what you’ve seen before Personal Identity Criteria  Physical Criteria- o A at time 1 is the same person s B at time 2 just in case B’s body is a continuation of the same living body as A”s  Memory Criteria- o A at time 1 is the same person as B at time 2 just in case B remembers the thoughts and actions of A  Soul Criteria- o A at time 1 is the same person as B at time 2 just in case B has the same soul as A  Full mental Criteria- o A at time 1 is the same person as B at time 2 just in case B’s mental states are a continuation of B’s Derek Parfit-  Believes there are multiple Personal Identities in one person’s lifetime  Believes continuity of existence is what is important not personal Identity.


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