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Extended Self and Identity over Time

Ana Grgić orcid id ; Institut za filozofiju, Zagreb, Hrvatska
Marina Novina orcid id ; Fakultet filozofije i religijskih znanosti Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Hrvatska

Puni tekst: engleski pdf 98 Kb

str. 65-76

preuzimanja: 282



In this paper, we discuss the Extended Self Hypothesis proposed by Andy Clark and David Chalmers, and address the objection that the extended self lacks stability and continuity needed to be considered identical over time. We try to show that such an objection is untenable. We also discuss the view according to which another type of self, i.e., the narrative self, can also be seen as extended, and argue that stability and continuity of this type of self is also not threatened by its extension beyond the boundaries of person’s body. Hence, at least as far as these types of self are concerned, there is no need to confine ourselves to the internalized self when thinking about the problems of personal identity.

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David Chalmers; Andy Clark; extended self; identity over time; narrative self; self

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