Who Are We? In What Ways Does Who I Am Shape What I Know?

Who Am I?

Begin with this fun thought experiment: The Ship Of Theseus

And if you liked Theseus, Try Sam Harris here:

And what if we chose to attach ourselves to machines (cell phones)? Oliver Sacks asks who we are then?


We’ll do some personal history & bias reflections in class, but feel free to dip your toes in these fun (but not terribly scientific) psychology/personality assessments: