Conversations with History: Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley

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Identity

This interview is part of the Institute's "Conversations with History" series, and uses Internet technology to share with the public Berkeley's distinction as a global forum for ideas.

Conversations with History host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor John Perry who discussses the evolution of his thinking on the problem of identity. Topics covered also include: how a philosopher thinks, philosophical thinking and public discourse, and what philosophy and humour have in common. Professor Perry talks about his role as co-host of the radio program, "Philisophy Talk." He also reflects on the utility of procrastination.

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