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Descartes Socrates The self is a think- John Locke & Plato ing thing, distinct Personal identity is The self is an immor- from the body. made possible by tal soul that exists over self-consciousness. time. who are you? X3 CONSCIOUSNESS, IDENTITY, AND THE SELF
David Hume There is no “self,” Merleau-Ponty The self is only a bundle of embodied constantly chang- subjectivity. ing perceptions passing through the theatre of our minds. Immanuel Kant chapter Paul Churchland chapter The self is a The self is the unifying subject, brain. Mental an organizing con- states will be sciousness that superseded by makes intelligible brain states. experience possible.