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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL240H1
Professor
Jim John
Semester
Fall

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1 What is the circularity objection to Lockes theory of personal identity over timeL1 says A person P1 existing at a time T1 and a person P2 existing at a later time T2 are the same person iff P2 is able to remember events experienced by P1Memories in terms of this theory must be firstperson eg I remember eating icecream yesterday is a fp memory but remembering you eating icecream is not because they rely on personal reflectionsHowever in remembering something that I did I am presupposing a personal identity eg I ate icecream yesterday already presupposes that the person eating icecream yesterday was me So Firstperson memories presuppose personal identitySo L1 is a circular argument and requires further explanationThis objection is from Reid and Butler
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