Animalism

[New Entry by Stephan Blatti on April 7, 2014.] Among the questions to be raised under the heading of "personal identity" are these: "What are we?" (fundamental nature question) and "Under what
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[New Entry by Stephan Blatti on April 7, 2014.] Among the questions to be raised under the heading of "personal identity" are these: "What are we?" (fundamental nature question) and "Under what conditions do we persist through time?" (persistence question). Against the dominant neo-Lockean approach to these questions, the view known as animalism answers that each of us is an organism of the species Homo...

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