Robot Persons II
- John Locke, "Of Identity and Diversity"
- Sydney Shoemaker, "Personal Identity and Memory"
- Daniel Dennett, "Where Am I?"
Lecture Quiz Questions
Note that the questions below refer to our readings and discussion from Thursday, 4/12.
- What is the problem of personhood? What suggestions would you offer for some individually necessary conditions on personhood?
- What is the problem of personal persistence?
- What is the problem of personal identity?
- What are identity conditions, and why do they matter? Be sure to explain your answer using examples.