Self-Concern Without Anticipation

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Year of publication 2016
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Ethical Perspectives
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Philosophy and religion
Keywords self-concern; anticipation; identity; psychological continuity; narrative continuity
Description In this paper I argue against the current tradition grounding self-concern in psychological continuity and anticipation. I argue there is a distinct type of self-concern that does not require anticipation and adapt the narrative theory of personal identity to account for it.
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