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16. Persons / D. Self as Non-Physical / 2. A Priori Self

[Self can be inferred to exist, rather than experienced]

4 ideas
Consciousness of identity can't be identity; it presupposes identity is already understood [Butler]
The subject stands outside our understanding of the world [Wittgenstein]
We may be unable to abandon personal identity, even when split-brains have undermined it [Nagel]
Personal identity cannot be fully known a priori [Nagel]