Week 5 (2/15 and 2/17): Who am I?  What makes me me?

Monday: NO CLASS due to Presidents’ Day

Wednesday: Perspectives on identity, the self, the mind, and consciousness.

Please read before Wednesday: Chapters 2 and 4 of Blackburn, Think.  Chapter 2 is about the mind, chapter 4 is about the self.  Please also read  Ludwig Wittgenstein, “The Diary and The Beetle in the Box” and Jorge Luis Borges, “Borges and I”.
Handed out in class: excerpt from The Questions of King Milinda.

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