Locke's Nominal Substances
This chapter offers a novel understanding of Locke's famous theory of identity. It argues that Locke is very strict about true identity, requiring mereological sameness, but that to make sense of our ideas in this domain he describes various weaker relationships—of organisms over time, and of conscious beings over time—that we speak of as identity.
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