The Problem of Identity

The presentation entitled "The Problem of Identity" was held by Viktor Pavlu and Gerhard Zlabinger in the Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence module at the University of Derby in the academic year 2003-2004. This is the presentation-accompanying website featuring further information about the topic of Identity.

What is Identity?

This section contains the various definitions of Identity. What different philosophers contributed to the problem of Identity; their arguments and counter-arguments lined up.

Thought Experiments

A list of thought experiments with a short description for each experiment. This is only provided for convenient direct access.


Sources we used to prepare the presentation and the website.


Both the presentation slides and the complete website may be downloaded.