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This quantity brings jointly the very important contributions of extraordinary previous and modern philosophers to the $64000 subject of non-public id. The essays diversity from John Locke's vintage seventeenth-century try to examine own id by way of reminiscence, to twentieth-century defenses and criticisms of the Lockean view through Anthony Quinton, H.P. Grice, Sydney Shoemaker, David Hume, Joseph Butler, Thomas Reid, and Bernard Williams.

New to the second one variation are Shoemaker's seminal essay "Persons and Their Pasts," decisions from the $64000 and formerly unpublished Clark-Collins correspondence, and a brand new paper via Perry discussing Williams.

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