The ship of theseus: a famous paradox of physical continuity simple memory criterion for personal identity has been made by thomas reid (1710-96.
Thomas reid, (born april 26, 1710, strachan, kincardineshire, scot—died oct 7, 1796, glasgow), scottish philosopher who rejected the skeptical empiricism of.
Thomas reid this article focuses on the philosophy of mind of thomas reid ( 1710-1796), as presented in an inquiry into the human mind on the principles of .
In philosophy, the matter of personal identity deals with such questions as, what makes it true however, as the ship of theseus problem illustrates, even for inanimate objects there are difficulties in determining whether one physical body at one john locke, of ideas of identity and diversity thomas reid, of identity. Thomas reid held a direct realist theory of memory like his direct realism about perception, reid developed his account as an alternative to.
Thomas reid, a scottish contemporary of locke, argued, certain sorts of examples seem to show that the as with the example of the ship of theseus, it. The first sort of problem is exemplified by the story of the ship of theseus, which is thomas reid, a scottish contemporary of locke, argued, certain sorts of.
Imperfect thomas reid 1 1 the ship of theseus to understand the philosophical problems involved in persistence, in the fact that one and the same thing may.