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Identity Parallax

A theory of identity proposed by American philosopher Orpheus Clementson Wayne.

Parallax refers to the displacement, or shift in position, of an object so that it is seen from two or more different points.1) FXC states in Ship of Theseus that the main character S. experiences Identity Parallax regarding Sola, who he identifies as several different women.2)

1)
Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Web. “The apparent displacement or the difference in apparent direction of an object as seen from two different points not on a straight line with the object.”
2)
Footnote 7 on pg. 98
s/identity_parallax.txt · Last modified: 2014/04/13 00:14 by kwilsher