Personal Identity; and Mind-and-Body
In the long and intricate chapter (II xxvii) entitled “Of Identity and Diversity”, which Locke added in the second edition of the Essay, he discusses the problem how we come to believe in the continued existence of persons and the criteria for saying someone is the same person as he was days or years ago. I shall in this chapter review his discussion of personal identity, and conclude it with some comments on his references to the mind-body relationship.
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