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Offline Baruch

Life and death of a philosopher ...
« on: January 14, 2017, 12:37:10 PM »
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/12/derek-parfit-obituary

Since his work touched on one of my hobby horses, personal identity, he is interesting reading at least in this summary.  His view of personal identity, based on thought experiments like most philosophy, is similar to Buddhism.  Process rather than soul oriented.
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