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Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self

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Published by Hackett Publishing Company .
Written in English


  • Philosophy of mind,
  • The self, ego, identity, personality,
  • Self (Philosophy),
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Mind & Body,
  • Identity (Philosophical concep,
  • Identity (Philosophical concept),
  • Philosophical anthropology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8374300M
ISBN 100872205207
ISBN 109780872205208

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Jan 01,  · This volume collects a number of Perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, The Two Faces of Identity,Persons and Information,Self-Notions and The Self, and The Sense of Identity/5(6). Picture books about identity can help children feel more positive about themselves. Reading about characters with similar lives and personalities supports self-esteem and confidence. The books in this identity book list promote that you should embrace who you are and we are all different. John Locke considered personal identity (or the self) to be founded on consciousness (viz. memory), and not on the substance of either the soul or the II Chapter XXVII entitled "On Identity and Diversity" in An Essay Concerning Human Understanding () has been said to be one of the first modern conceptualizations of consciousness as the repeated self-identification of oneself. In this short article I would like to explain how your personal identity affects your level of self esteem. I will show you what your personal identity is and how it can help or hurt you and what you can do to improve it and therefore boost your self esteem and confidence.

Feb 11,  · 1. Locke on Persons and Personal Identity: The Basics. Locke’s most thorough discussion of the persistence (or diachronic identity) of persons can be found in Book 2, Chapter 27 of the Essay (“Of Identity and Diversity”), though Locke anticipates this discussion as early as Book 1, Chapter 4, Section 5, and Locke refers to persons in other texts, including the Second Treatise of Government. This volume collects a number of Perrys classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, The Two Faces of Identity,Persons and Information,Self-Notions and The Self, and The Sense of . Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Self and Identity examines theoretical accounts of human experience within the contemporary socio-cultural milieu and attempts to answer the question of what it means to be human. It provides a clear structure within which to conceptualize contemporary empirical research on self and identity in terms of personal, social, and symbolic aspects.

Sep 26,  · Here, I'll be discussing the problem of personal identity. My aim is to offer a brief historical account of the problem touching briefly on bodily identity followed by Hume's take on it. 'Psychological continuity theories' (PCT) are most popular (Parfit, Noonan, etc.) but I won't discuss the details of them in this post (maybe future. Jul 05,  · But what exactly does it mean that we possess an identity and autonomy as persons or selves? This book explores the related problems of self-identity and personal autonomy within the framework of contemporary analytical anthropology, a blend of analytical philosophy of mind and action with moral by: 6. Personal identity constructs, i.e., the self-concept of an individual, are closely linked to social identity. Personal identity is not static, rather it is malleable depending on situational circumstances, as well as evolving, depending on childhood experiences, social environment, and comparison with others (Giddens, ; Phillips and Daniluk. About the book Self-Sovereign Identity gives you a radical new perspective on how we represent ourselves in the world. This case study-driven book cuts through the jargon and hype to expose the amazing potential SSI offers for for security, privacy, identity, .