Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Human AnimalPersonal Identity Without Psychology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eric T. Olson

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780195134230

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195134230.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 16 October 2018

Persistence

Persistence

Chapter:
(p.22) 2 Persistence
Source:
The Human Animal
Author(s):

Eric T. Olson (Contributor Webpage)

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195134230.003.0003

This chapter is about how to state the question of personal identity over time. The question is often put in a way that assumes a person cannot start out or end up as a nonperson. This prejudges an important metaphysical question, and rules out the Biological Approach. The chapter then turns to the language of identity over time in general.

Keywords:   adverbs, criterion of identity, identity, person, substance concept

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .