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A dialogue on personal identity and immortality

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Hackett Pub. Co. , Indianapolis
Personality, Identity (Psychology), Immortality (Philos
StatementJohn Perry.
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LC ClassificationsBD331 .P44
The Physical Object
Pagination49, [2] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4741451M
ISBN 100915144530
LC Control Number78052943

In this delightful booklet John Perry, a philosophy professor at Stanford, discusses personal identity and immortality. It is implied that immortality is meaningless without personal identity, and therefore almost the entire argument is about personal identity really.

The setting of the dialogue is dramatic: a philosophy teacher, Gretchen, Cited by: It is implied that immortality is meaningless without personal identity, and therefore almost the entire argument is about personal identity really.

The setting of the dialogue is dramatic: a philosophy teacher, Gretchen, lies dying in a hospital after a motorcycle accident. She is visited by two friends: Sam, a chaplain, and Dave, a former student/5(37).

This is a contemporary work written in form of a Socrates' dialogue to introduce the basic ideas of personal identity and immortality A philosophy teacher Gretchen is dying and asks her friend and a former student to convince her that there is life after death/5.

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Philosophy: The Immortality of the Soul and Personal Identity able to clarify the issues of an identical self that continuously thrives even after a person’s death.

The Dialogue and the Claim. In John Perry’s “A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality”, there is an indication of a conversation that existed between Miller and Weirob. In this delightful booklet John Perry, a philosophy professor at Stanford, discusses personal identity and immortality.

It is implied that immortality is meaningless without personal identity, and therefore almost the entire argument is about personal identity really/5(26).

Perry – A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality. The First Day: Weirob’s Challenge to Miller (p. ): Show me how it could even be so much as possible that I survive the death and destruction of my material body. Definition of Survival (): To survive means that there would be someone for whom it would be appropriate for me to anticipate having their future experiences.

A dialogue on personal identity and immortality by Perry, John, Publication date Topics Personality, Identity (Psychology), Immortality (Philosophy) Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by PhanS on May 5, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: John Perry, "A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality" John Perry, "A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality" What is the challenge that Weirob issues to Miller.

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A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Philosophical Dialogues) Perry, John Published by Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. It is implied that immortality is meaningless without personal identity, and therefore almost the entire argument is about personal identity really.

The setting of the dialogue is dramatic: a philosophy teacher, Gretchen, lies dying in a hospital after a motorcycle accident. She is visited by two friends: Sam, a chaplain, and Dave, a former /5(26).

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A Dialogue On Personal Identity And Confidentiality Summary Words | 6 Pages. In the First Night of John Perry’s paper, “A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality”, Perry introduces us to Gretchen Weirob, a teacher of philosophy who was hospitalized due to injuries that she sustained from a motorcycle incident, and her long-time friend chaplain, Sam Miller.

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“Perry’s excellent dialogue makes a complicated topic stimulating and accessible without any sacrifice of scholarly accuracy or thoroughness. Professionals will appreciate the work’s command of the issues and depth of argument, while students will find that it excites interest and imagination.”.

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