Ideas from 'Personal Identity' by Derek Parfit [1971], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Personal Identity' (ed/tr Perry,John) [University of California 1975,0-520-02960-7]].

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16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 5. Persistence of Self
One of my future selves will not necessarily be me
Concern for our own lives isn't the source of belief in identity, it is the result of it
16. Persons / E. Self as Mind / 4. Associated Self
Personal identity is just causally related mental states
16. Persons / E. Self as Mind / 5. Split Consciousness
If we split like amoeba, we would be two people, neither of them being us