Problem of identity over time for that thing that needs to be solved do you want to ii john perry’s dialogue (a) first night but if personal identity is the identity of the brain, the physical object, then we might have the following troubling case imagine a perfect duplicate brain can be created. John perry is professor of philosophy at stanford university, co-host of the award-winning radio program philosophy talk, and author of many books including knowledge, possibility, and conciousness and identity, personal identity, and the self. Start studying presentation on john perry's dialogue on personal identity - philo quiz 2 learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. John perry, a dialogue on personal identity and immortality (not “immorality”) gretchen weirob (philosophy teacher, atheist, materialist, empiricist. The problem of personal identity over time is the problem of giving an account of the logically necessary and sufficient conditions for a person identified at one time being the same person as a person identified at another.
What follows is a (long-ish) summary of perry's a dialogue on personal identity and immortality 1 the first night the challenge weirob challenges her friend miller to comfort her on her death bed by showing that there is, at the very least, the mere possibility of her surviving after her death the next three nights, then, are spent arguing whether such a thing is possible. John locke 's theory of personal identity locke's theory was presented in ch 27 of his essay concerning human understanding (1694 edition) the main texts are all found in personal identity ed john perry (1975, university of california. About the author john perry is professor of philosophy at stanford university, co-host of the award-winning radio program philosophy talk, and author of many books including knowledge, possibility, and conciousness and identity, personal identity, and the self.
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Personal identity has 72 ratings and 6 reviews laura said: despite my enthusiasm for the topic, i found this book almost unbearably dry and difficult t. The four theories of personal identity—body theory, soul theory, memory theory, brain theory—expressed in perry’s book are well discussed in a general sense, it seems that the body theory wins the round of dialogs for having more pros and fewer cons than the soul, memory, and brain theories. (for more detail, see reid’s ‘of mr locke’s account of our personal identity’ reprinted in personal identity, ed john perry, 2008) the character view of personal identity is closely related to and often lumped with the memory view. This volume collects a number of perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, the two faces of identity, persons and information, self-notions and the self, and the sense of identity. John perry: a dialogue on personal identity and immortality the first night for perry: identity = numerical identity exact similarity = qualitative identity the immaterial soul view .
Antony collinsperry (1978) a dialogue n personal identity 23 but perhaps i miss the merit of your arguments in focusing on identity as the necessary condition of anticipa- tion— miller: dave but suppose these arguments had not occurred to you. Perry's dialogue on personal identity and immortality first night arguments against personal identity: 10 personal identity, part i: identity across space and time and the soul theory. John perry argument reconstruction-a dialogue on personal identity and immortality, p 27-30 passage: miller: i can remember only my own past thoughts and feelings, and you only yours.
Personal identity, like lewis’s, implies that people are composed of temporal parts although perry himself is happy with an ontology of temporal parts, he seems to think, at least in the. A dialogue on personal identity and immortality by john perry this is a record of conversations of gretchen weirob, a teacher of philosophy at a small midwestern college, and two of her friends. In philosophy, the matter of personal identity deals with such questions as, what makes it true that a person at one time is the same thing as a person at another time or what kinds of things are we persons generally, personal identity is the unique numerical identity of a person in the course of time that is, the necessary and sufficient conditions under which a person at one time and.
In perry’s dialogue on personal identity and immortality there is a conversation between three characters that lasted over a period of three nights the way the dialogue of the conversation was set up was that each night the topic of the argument will get more intense , tricky and complicated. For centuries philosophers have struggled to define personal identity in his 1690 work an essay concering human understanding, john locke proposes that one's personal identity extends only so far as their own consciousnessthe connection between consciousness and memory in locke’s theory has earned it the title of the memory theory of personal identity. Personal identity personal identity can be broken down into three areas: 1) body 2) memory and 3) soul in john perry's a dialogue on personal identity and immortality these composing aspects of personal identity are discussed at length.