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16. Persons / E. Rejecting the Self / 1. Self as Indeterminate

[the self is in a continual state of change]

5 ideas
We call a person the same throughout life, but all their attributes change [Plato]
Only the gods stay unchanged; we replace our losses with similar acquisitions [Plato]
Nothing about me is essential [Locke]
Bad theories of the self see it as abstract, or as a bundle, or as a process [Chisholm]
People consist of many undetermined lines, some rigid, some supple, some 'lines of flight' [Deleuze]