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16. Persons / D. Continuity of the Self / 5. Concerns of the Self

[problems of the persistence of Self over time]

3 ideas
How can we care about our past or future without personal identity? [Butler, by PG]
Concern for our own lives isn't the source of belief in identity, it is the result of it [Parfit]
On any theory of self, it is hard to explain why we should care about our future selves [Hawley]