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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 2540 [0.5 credit]

Personal Identity and the Self

Philosophical perspectives on personal identity, the self, and the underlying issue of the relationship of the mind to the body. Both philosophical and psychological concepts of identity are discussed, as are related issues such as memory, introspection, and self-knowledge. Precludes additional credit for PHIL 2502.
Prerequisite: a course in philosophy or second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.

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