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Title The Identities of persons / edited by Améli Oksenberg Rorty
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 1976
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  126 Id28 1976    AVAILABLE    30500100371023
 RCHSS Library  BF697 I34 1976    AVAILABLE    30560400666183
Descript 333 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Topics in philosophy ; v. 3
Topics in philosophy ; v. 3
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-333)
Introduction / Amélie O. Rorty -- Survival and identity / David Lewis -- Survival / Georges Rey -- The importance of being identical / John Perry -- Lewis, Perry, and what matters / Derek Parfit -- Embodiment and behavior / Sydney Shoemaker -- Locke, Butler and the stream of consciousness: and men as natural kind / David Wiggins -- Conditions of personhood / Daniel Dennett -- Persons, character and morality / Bernard Williams -- Rational homunculi / Ronald de Sousa -- Identification and externality / Harry Frankfurt -- Self-identity and self-regard / Terence Penelhum -- Responsibility for self / Charles Taylor -- A literary postscript: characters, persons, selves, individuals / Amélie O. Rorty.
In this volume, thirteen philosophers contribute new essays analyzing the criteria for personal identity and their import on ethics and the theory of action. --From publisher description
Subject Identity (Psychology)
Alt Author Rorty, Améli
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