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UESTION 1

  • One reason that essentialism is attractive is because it provides a framework to say that we survive bodily death; but essentialism may be incoherent precisely because no essentialist can identify just what a death-defying essence might consist in.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 2

  • Essentialism holds that we are the sum total of our actions, and lack any definitive core, soul, or essence.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 3

  • The inability of philosophers to reach agreement on what counts as a person is referred to as the problem of non-paradigm humans.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 4

  • Nonessentialism is an attractive position to some because it holds that human beings are not condemned to an essence, but are free to perennially reinvent themselves.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 5

  • Philosopher Eric Olson objects to the memory-criterion on the grounds the inability to recall previously-held views might yield some counter-intuitive judgments about persistence over time.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 6

  • Hume, Sartre, and the Buddhists all agree that there is no self.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 7

  • Nonessentialism holds that human beings are comprised of their parts, so that when one of the parts – physical, social, psychological, economic, whatever – of a person changes, a person can no longer be considered to be the same person.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 8

  • The story of Theseus’ ship is designed to get us thinking about identity.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 9

  •  One reason that essentialism is an attractive position to some people is because it may help one feel good despite one’s failures, or help one maintain a positive self-image despite repeated misdeeds.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 10

  • Kant disagrees with Hume on the self.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 11

  • According to the essentialist, we are not the same person over time; we merely appear to be.
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  • True
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  • False

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QUESTION 12

  •  The memory-criterion approach to the problem of human identity, advanced independently by philosophers Derek Parfit and David Lewis, holds that it is continuity of mental experience that makes one the same person over time.
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  • True
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  • False
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