PREMIUM-Ep. 261: Derek Parfit on Personal Identity (Part Two)

PREMIUM-Ep. 261: Derek Parfit on Personal Identity (Part Two)

By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Monday, 25 January

More on Parfit's Reasons and Persons (1984), ch. 10-13. In this preview, we consider how Parfit deals with Bernard Williams' materialist thought experiment to show that the whole concept of personal identity doesn't make sense. Also, split brains!

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