Re: personal identity

Harvey Newstrom (
Thu, 08 Jan 1998 09:40:58 -0500

Wei Dai wrote:
> All of them would be me, but I would not be any of them. To reiterate,
> A is B if and only if A remembers being B, where A and B are mind states
> (or person-stages).

This is the old semantic problem that always comes up in this argument.
They are all "me", but not *this* me. If another me survives, do I care
that the current me dies?

Harvey Newstrom  <>