Ricœur, Taylor and Parfit on Personal Identity | Dominican University College

Ricœur, Taylor and Parfit on Personal Identity

The theme of personal identity has animated major works in recent philosophy, both in Continental and Analytic philosophy, creating an important and fertile dialogue across the traditions. This seminar will consist in a close reading of some of the major works that influence these reflections and discussions. Paul Ricœur, Soi-même comme un autre (1990), Charles Taylor, Sources of the Self (1989) and Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons (1984) and On What Matters (vols. 1-2 2011; vol. 3 2017). The format will be of a reading seminar in which a chapter of the texts under study will be presented by one of the participants.

Credits: 
3
Language: 
English
Faculty: 
Philosophy
Semester: 
Fall
Time: 
Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Room Number: 
202
Academic Year: 
2017-18
Level: 
Graduate
Course Code: 
DPHY 5417-6417
Program: 
Doctorate in Philosophy
Master of Arts in Philosophy