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The Persistence of Animate Organisms

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Duration: 1:00:32 | Added: 23 Aug 2013
Rory Madden, Lecturer in Philosophy at University College London, gives a talk about animate organisms for the Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies Project.

Rory argues - against prevailing opinion in the contemporary personal identity debate - that intuitive verdicts about cerebrum-transplant and brain-in-a-vat cases are consistent with the thesis that we are fundamentally biological organisms of a certain kind.

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