Tuesday 4/17

Robot Persons II

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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.