<span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/InformAction"><span style="display:none" itemprop="about" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Thing/Notification"><meta itemprop="description" content="Notification"/></span><span itemprop="object" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Event"><div style=""><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="8" border="0" summary="" style="width:100%;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;border:1px Solid #ccc;border-width:1px 2px 2px 1px;background-color:#fff;"><tr><td><meta itemprop="eventStatus" content="http://schema.org/EventScheduled"/><div style="padding:2px"><span itemprop="publisher" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization"><meta itemprop="name" content="Google Calendar"/></span><meta itemprop="eventId/googleCalendar" content="ktmucdjvigvd3n4chrssr4tbc0"/><div style="float:right;font-weight:bold;font-size:13px"> <a href="https://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=VIEW&amp;eid=a3RtdWNkanZpZ3ZkM240Y2hyc3NyNHRiYzAgMm1lN2M3ZnIzb21wbDRyaHZrcG1sYTUzNjhAZw" style="color:#20c;white-space:nowrap" itemprop="url">more details &raquo;</a><br></div><h3 style="padding:0 0 6px 0;margin:0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:16px;font-weight:bold;color:#222"><span itemprop="name">David Braddon-Mitchell</span></h3><div style="padding-bottom:15px;font-size:13px;color:#222;white-space:pre-wrap!important;white-space:-moz-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-pre-wrap!important;white-space:-o-pre-wrap!important;white-space:pre;word-wrap:break-word"><span>Personal &#39;identity&#39; in degrees<p>What if personal ‘identity’ was something that could come in continuous degrees? How would that affect decisions if we had to way up the impact on beings that were, to a different degree, the ‘same’ person as us? I suggest that it supports the idea that personal identity is not an identity relation at all, and that it makes it more clear that a certain amount of conceptual engineering is required around the concept, and that it illuminates the relationship between what I call ‘sticky folk concepts’ - concepts that are part of our mental firmware, and will continue to exist no matter how much engineering we do - and the successor concepts we develop.</p></span><meta itemprop="description" content="Personal &#39;identity&#39; in degrees

What if personal ‘identity’ was something that could come in continuous degrees? How would that affect decisions if we had to way up the impact on beings that were, to a different degree, the ‘same’ person as us? I suggest that it supports the idea that personal identity is not an identity relation at all, and that it makes it more clear that a certain amount of conceptual engineering is required around the concept, and that it illuminates the relationship between what I call ‘sticky folk concepts’ - concepts that are part of our mental firmware, and will continue to exist no matter how much engineering we do - and the successor concepts we develop."/></div><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" summary="Event details"><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">When</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><time itemprop="startDate" datetime="20170510T030000Z"></time><time itemprop="endDate" datetime="20170510T043000Z"></time>Wed 10 May 2017 13:00 – 14:30 <span style="color:#888">Eastern Time - Melbourne, Sydney</span></td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Calendar</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top">Seminars</td></tr><tr><td style="padding:0 1em 10px 0;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#888;white-space:nowrap" valign="top"><div><i style="font-style:normal">Who</i></div></td><td style="padding-bottom:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222" valign="top"><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tr><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><span style="font-family:Courier New,monospace">&#x2022;</span></td><td style="padding-right:10px;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:13px;color:#222"><div><div style="margin:0 0 0.3em 0"><span class="notranslate">Sam Shpall</span><span style="font-size:11px;color:#888">- creator</span></div></div></td></tr></table></td></tr></table></div></td></tr><tr><td style="background-color:#f6f6f6;color:#888;border-top:1px Solid #ccc;font-family:Arial,Sans-serif;font-size:11px"><p>Invitation from <a href="https://www.google.com/calendar/" target="_blank" style="">Google Calendar</a></p><p>You are receiving this email at the account sydphil@arts.usyd.edu.au because you are subscribed for notifications on calendar Seminars.</p><p>To stop receiving these emails, please log in to https://www.google.com/calendar/ and change your notification settings for this calendar.</p><p>Forwarding this invitation could allow any recipient to modify your RSVP response. <a href="https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37135#forwarding">Learn More</a>.</p></td></tr></table></div></span></span>