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Numerical Identity and the Development of Object Permanence

M. Keith Moore and Andrew N. Meltzoff

in Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter proposes an identity development (ID) account of object permanence that locates the origins and development of permanence in infants' notions of how to determine and trace numerical ... More


Identity

Colin McGinn

in Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241811
eISBN:
9780191598029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241813.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Four central claims about the nature of identity are formulated. Identity is unitary, indefinable, fundamental, and it is a genuine relation. This general conception of identity is appealed to in ... More


What We Believe Ourselves to Be

Derek Parfit

in Reasons and Persons

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249085
eISBN:
9780191598173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824908X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses numerical identity, or being one and the same, qualitative identity, or being exactly similar, personal identity, or what is involved in our continued existence over time. According to the ... More


Intersubjectivity

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues, contra some commentators, that Berkeley can't avoid the absurd consequence that no two persons can perceive the same thing. It defends, and shows that Principles 140 concedes, ... More


On the Sufficiency of Personal Identity

Trenton Merricks

in Self and Identity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192843432
eISBN:
9780191926068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843432.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter defends my answer to: The Why Question: What way of being related to a (conscious) person at a future time explains why that person will have (at that time) what matters in survival for ... More


Introduction

Trenton Merricks

in Self and Identity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192843432
eISBN:
9780191926068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843432.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes the overall line of argument of Self and Identity. It also introduces the two questions around which Self and Identity revolves. These are The What Question: What is it for a ... More


Hylomorphism as a Type of Substratum Theory

Jeffrey E. Brower

in Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that Aquinas’s hylomorphism is best understood as a distinctive type of substratum theory—one according to which substrata are identified with portions of matter, forms are ... More


Substantial vs. Accidental Change

Jeffrey E. Brower

in Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Aquinas’s specific account of the two main subtypes or categories in terms of which all generation and corruption are to be understood—namely, substantial vs. accidental change. ... More


Well-Being, the Self, and Radical Change

Jennifer Hawkins

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 9

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846253
eISBN:
9780191881398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846253.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 12 explores radical personal change and its relationship to well-being, welfare, or prudential value. Many theorists of welfare are committed to what is here called the future-based reasons ... More


Putting the “We” in “We’re Number One”: Mascots, Team, and Community Identity

Erin C. Tarver

in The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Partisan sports fans use their fandom to cultivate and reproduce their own identities as members of a larger, socially significant community—as an “I” who is part of a specific “we.” Yet, the “we” of ... More


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