Bounds of Agency An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

ISBN-10: 0691017166

ISBN-13: 9780691017167

Edition: 1998

Authors: Carol A. Rovane

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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/11/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232

Lessons from Locke
Introduction to Part Ip. 3
Preview of the Normative Analysis of Personal Identityp. 13
Locke's Analysisp. 13
Rational Points of Viewp. 19
The Explanatory Goal of the Normative Analysisp. 26
Meeting the Explanatory Goalp. 29
A Final Comparison with Lockep. 32
On the Need for Revisionp. 35
What the Lockean Thought Experiments Really Showp. 40
The Conflict Is Not Merely Apparentp. 45
Neither Side of the Conflict Is Incoherentp. 49
Seeking Positive Reasons to Embrace One Side of the Conflictp. 59
A Revisionary Proposalp. 65
What Are Agency-Regarding Relations?p. 74
The Ethical Criterion Meets All Three Constraintsp. 99
Personal Identity: The Body Practic
Introduction to Part IIp. 127
A Sufficient Condition for Personal Identityp. 136
The Case for Group Personsp. 137
Intra- and Interpersonal Relationsp. 142
The Normative Analysis of Personal Identity: A First Full Statementp. 160
The Sufficient Condition Is Also Necessaryp. 167
A Rational Reconstruction of Multiple Personality Disorderp. 169
Justifying the Commitment to Overall Rational Unityp. 179
Some Remaining Metaphysical Issuesp. 183
The First Personp. 209
The Distinctive Features of the First Personp. 211
Self-Oriented Ethical Relationsp. 232
Postscriptp. 245
Bibliographyp. 251
Indexp. 255
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