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Personal Identity. Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph. Introduction. What is “identity?” What is “personal identity?”. The Puzzle. Personal identity Bodies Minds Sociality Immortality. Historical. Plato Aristotle Hippocrates- Judeo-Christian

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personal identity

Personal Identity

Ronald F. White, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy

College of Mount St. Joseph

introduction
Introduction
  • What is “identity?”
  • What is “personal identity?”
the puzzle
The Puzzle
  • Personal identity
    • Bodies
    • Minds
    • Sociality
  • Immortality
historical
Historical
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Hippocrates-
  • Judeo-Christian
  • Descartes
personal identity theory
Personal Identity Theory
  • Empiricist
    • Idealist
      • Bundle Theory: “I am a bundle of ideas.”
      • Memory, Dreams, Hallucinations
      • Idealism:
        • Subjectivism
        • Transcenentalism
    • Materialist
      • Bundle Theory: “I am a bundle of bodily functions.”
personal immortality
Personal Immortality?
  • Survival of what?
    • Individual
      • Body
        • Individual body
      • Soul
        • Individual soul
      • Ideas
        • Individual ideas (memories)
  • Collectives
    • Civilizations
    • Institutions
arguments for and against immortality
Arguments for and Against Immortality
  • Bodily Immortality
    • For: Genetic Immortality
    • Against: Thermodynamics
  • Mental (spiritual) Immortality
    • For:
    • Against?
  • Is it rational to fear death?