Identity Over Time

[Revised entry by Andre Gallois on October 6, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Irving Copi once defined the problem of identity through time by noting that the following two statements
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[Revised entry by Andre Gallois on October 6, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Irving Copi once defined the problem of identity through time by noting that the following two statements both seem true but, on the assumption that there is change, appear to be inconsistent: If a changing thing really changes, there can't literally be one and the same thing before and after the change....

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