Locke on personal identity : consciousness and concernment / Galen Strawson.

John Locke's theory of personal identity underlies all modern discussion of the nature of persons and selves--yet it is widely thought to be wrong. In his new book, Galen Strawson argues that in fact it is Locke's critics who are wrong, and that the famous objections to his theory are inva...

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Main Author: Strawson, Galen.
Format: Electronic
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Series:Princeton monographs in philosophy.
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 "Person"; Chapter 3 "Person ... is a forensic term"; Chapter 4 Concernment; Chapter 5 Consciousness; Chapter 6 "Consciousness ... is inseparable from thinking"; Chapter 7 "From the inside"; Chapter 8 "Person"-Locke's Definition; Chapter 9 Consciousness Is Not Memory; Chapter 10 Personal Identity; Chapter 11 Psychological Connectedness; Chapter 12 Transition (Butler Dismissed); Chapter 13 "But next ... ": Personal Identity without Substantial Continuity.
  • Chapter 14 "And therefore ... ": [I]-transfers, [Ag]-transfers, [P]-transfersChapter 15 "A fatal error of theirs"; Chapter 16 A Fatal Error of Locke's?; Chapter 17 Circularity?; Chapter 18 The Distinction between [P] and [S]; Chapter 19 Concernment and Repentance; Chapter 20 Conclusion; Postface; Appendix 1 "Of Identity and Diversity"; Appendix 2 A Defence of Mr. Locke's Opinion Concerning Personal Identity; References; Index.