By Albert W. Musschenga (auth.), Albert W. Musschenga, Wouter van Haaften, Ben Spiecker, Marc Slors (eds.)
The topic of non-public and ethical identification is on the centre of curiosity, not just of educational examine inside disciplines comparable to philosophy and psychology, but in addition of daily pondering. reason why the Neth erlands tuition for study in useful Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics of the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam took the initiative to compile students from a variety of disciplines, drawn to the topic. The expert-seminar on 'Personal and ethical id' happened from 12-14 January 1999. monetary contributions from the Vrije Universiteit, the Dutch medical supplier (NWO) and the Royal Dutch Academy for the Sciences (KNA W) made the development attainable. The chapters during this booklet both return to papers offered on the seminar or have been written afterwards by means of members, encouraged through the discussions that came about throughout the seminar. we're very thankful to Dr. Hendrik Hutter for his information in enhancing the texts and making the manuscript camera-ready. December 2001, The Editors. 1 creation Albert W. Musschenga even supposing students learning the identification of people often handle diverging matters and feature assorted examine agendas, there's a develop ing know-how that one may gain advantage from insights and effects found in different disciplines facing that topic. This explains the enthu siastic responses to the invitation of the Netherlands tuition for examine in useful Philosophy and the Institute for Ethics of the Vrije Universiteit to take part in a seminar on 'Personal and ethical Identity'.
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It is, however, by no means obvious that this description is always accurate. While the addict's use ofher drug of choice would certainly undermine the capacity to fulfil many other strong desires - for health, security, respectability, cordial relations with family and friends - recovery from addiction is such a painful and debilitating process, and the drive for at least certain drugs is so strong, that it seems likely simple mathematics would at least sometimes come out in favour of satisfying the desire for the drug.
The claim that we have reason to discount our pasts in rational deliberation is thus a crucial step in Parfit's argument against S, and it is this claim I will critically evaluate in what follows. Parfit provides two separate discussions of the rationality of discounting the past, corresponding to the two conceptions of well-being he describes. He Self and Self-Interest 29 starts with the desire-fulfilment version, which he believes is somewhat simpler; I, too, will concentrate on this version.
As physical objects, that is, as living bodies, they have the same essential properties. For example, they were born from the same mother at exactly the same time.
Personal and Moral Identity by Albert W. Musschenga (auth.), Albert W. Musschenga, Wouter van Haaften, Ben Spiecker, Marc Slors (eds.)