Monthly Archives: November 2011

Parfit On Personal Identity

Derek Parfit1 proposes that we separate the notions of identity and survival. This follows, he thinks, from the results of certain thought experiments—such as one put forth by David Wiggins—which seem to suggest that it is possible for A to survive … Continue reading

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Heidegger On Philosophy Itself

It would seem that in order do philosophy at all, one must first know what philosophy is. Like many other philosophers, Martin Heidegger has a unique answer to the question “What is philosophy?” This paper will examine comments Heidegger has … Continue reading

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