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Reply to Lynne Rudder Baker

Eric T. Olson
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
Vol. 59, No. 1 (Mar., 1999), pp. 161-166
DOI: 10.2307/2653463
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2653463
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Reply to Lynne Rudder Baker
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Abstract

In "Was I Ever a Fetus?" I argued that, since each of us was once an unthinking fetus, psychological continuity cannot be necessary for us to persist through time. Baker claims that the argument is invalid, and that both the premise and the conclusion are false. I attempt to defend argument, premise, and conclusion against her objections.

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