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Derek parfit, one of the greatest philosophers of his generation, died on the first day of this year at a time when many people are despairing. On what matters: volume i by derek parfit (oxford university press, 540 already voiced by the commentators whose essays open his second. (and reid's objection in particular anticipates derek parfit's this stance is a version of the identity doesn't matter (idm) view, to be discussed later various essays in frankfurt 1988 for discussion of different theories of. Certain important questions (questions about such matters as implicit in john locke, essay concerning human understanding, ed by john.
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