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> "Like my cat, I often simply do what I want to do." This was the opening sentence of Derek Parfit's philosophical masterpiece, Reasons and Persons.…
> However, there was a problem. Derek did not, in fact, own a cat. [But], the sentence would clearly be better if it was true. To resolve this problem Derek drew up a legal agreement with his sister, who did own a cat, to the effect that he would take legal possession of the cat while she would continue living with it.

sjbeard.weebly.com/parfit-bio.

@codesections He does what he wants to do, which is to own a cat.

@codesections I bought this book a month ago, I should probably read it…

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