Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Identity: Two objects are never identical. Identity is a single object, to which may be referred to with two different terms. The fact that two descriptions mean a single object may be discovered only in the course of an investigation.

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Gareth Evans
Wolf I 315f
Identity / Evans: trivial criterion: e.g."to be the same as a".

Fra I 512
temporal identity / Evans: Does not just follow from description, but "The subject of the hypothesis recalls it, therefore, it is the same person".
Fra I 539
Temporal identity / Evans: "I" spans past and present, but this is based on a capacity of the subject - that leads to a new way of bust - there must be exactly one thing the act of the imagination is about.


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EMD II
G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989

K II siehe Wol I
U. Wolf (Hg)
Eigennamen Frankfurt 1993

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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