Re: Are we simulated by some massive computer?

From: Kory Heath <>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 08:34:57 -0400

At 06:08 AM 4/27/04, Bruno Marchal wrote:
>(BTW, concerning Parfit, he still believe (in his book "Reasons
>and Persons") that we are "token". I have already
>argued that with the comp hyp we can only be "type".
>That means we cannot been made singular. The only argument
>Parfit gives for our token self-identity is that we
>would be immortal if we were type. That's not so easy,
>but even if it were I don't think it is a convincing

I agree that it's not a convincing argument, but it does seem like an easy
statement. If comp is true, aren't we immortal? If not, why not?

-- Kory
Received on Tue Apr 27 2004 - 08:40:37 PDT

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