Philosophy and Philosophers

The illusion theory of personal identity?

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2011-06-13 17:19:01

The illusion theory is no self persists through time. We change

from one moment to the next and turn constantly into a new person.

To think that we persist through time is an illusion. A philosopher

by the name of William James agreed with the view that we

experience our personal selves as a constantly changing river.

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