|EXPERIENCES, SUBJECTS, AND CONCEPTUAL SCHEMES|
|Written by DEREK PARFIT|
ABSTRACT. According to reductionism about persons, there are no souls or Cartesian Egos, and our existence consists in the existence of a body and a related sequence of mental events. According to reductionism about reasons, there are no irreducibly normative truths, and when we have some reason for acting, that fact consists in some fact about our motivation, or the effects of our acts.
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