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Staying alive : personal identity, practical concerns, and the unity of a life

Author: Marya Schechtman
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Marya Schechtman offers a new theory of personal identity, which captures the importance of being able to reidentify people in our daily lives. She sees persons as loci of practical interaction, and  Read more...

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Schechtman, Marya.
Staying alive : personal identity, practical concerns, and the unity of a life.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014
(DLC) 18017401
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marya Schechtman
ISBN: 9780191507786 0191507784
OCLC Number: 878136249
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages)
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Locke and the Psychological Continuity Theorists ; 2. Division of Labor ; 3. The Expanded Practical and the Problem of Multiplicity ; 4. Complexity and Individual Unity ; 5. The Person Life View ; 6. Personal Identity ; 7. Ontology ; Conclusion ; Index
Responsibility: Marya Schechtman.

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Schechtman's book is enjoyable to read, and highly original and interesting. It deserves to be investigated very carefully. * Paul Snowdon, The Philosophers' Magazine * How at this late date in the Read more...

 
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