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Volume 104, 2021Second International Conference on History, Theory and Methodology of Learning (ICHTML 2021)
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The introduction of the problem of personal identity in the university course of philosophy
Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University, 54 Gagarin Ave., Kryvyi Rih 50086, Ukraine
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The article considers the introduction of the problem of personal identity in the structure of the course of philosophy. The introduction of new material is the attempt to redesign the academic course of philosophy, simultaneously keeping its traditional structure. The problem of personal identity is a topical issue in analytic philosophy. However, it is not much learnt in Ukraine, where academic circles mostly orient to continental philosophy. The paper analyses the subject area of personal identity: its metaphysical status, the nature and conditions of personhood, the possible criteria, and the method of though-experiment. Then, it shows the steps of introducing personal identity in the course of philosophy. The novelty of the article is in the fact that the problem of personal identity is introduced for non-philosophy students for the first time at Ukrainian university course of philosophy.
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