Paiden Gyal - The Problem of Personal Identity
Paiden Gyal is a new contributor to the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (IEET), a Tibetan (Buddhist?) and a student at Duke University, majoring in philosophy and political science.
Posted: Aug 19, 2012
Is there a self? Or not? A new - Tibetan - IEET contributor examines the notion of personal identity via both Western and Eastern philosophies.... [via Integral Options Cafe]
The notion of personal identity invites two major questions: First, what is it to be a person? The most contested notions that the self is simply the mind, the body, and the how they interact. Thus, selfhood can be seen as the mind, the body and how they interact with each other. Second, what is it for a person to be the same person over different times? In
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