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help with understanding Deleuze's argument on "difference first, identity second"

Truthfully it sounds like total nonsense because of course you know what things are without comparing them to anything else. That said, you can answer the question of his rule being impossible ...
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How does one determine the boundary of an object?

I think objects have no boundaries, but humans can assign boundaries to objects based on their functionality. Imagine we peel off all the paint from a world-renowned painting, and the paint and ...
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Under physicalism, can my consciousness reappear in a different body?

What is the difference between the clone and the original? Is there a difference? If by "under physicalism" you mean, "assuming there is no difference whatsoever", it follows, ...
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Under physicalism, can my consciousness reappear in a different body?

In physicalism, consciousness is understood as an emergent phenomenon of the brain's physical processes, rather than an object, but a subjective experience. The question of whether the same ...
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Under physicalism, can my consciousness reappear in a different body?

Many of your questions are actually not all that strongly tied to physicalism. So it may make sense to dispense with that first: If physicalism holds, how fundamental can consciousness be? It can't ...
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Under physicalism, can my consciousness reappear in a different body?

Such "reincarnation" may theoretically be possible, but it's not too meaningful. Under reductive materialism (which seems to be the physicalist view most consistent with how we understand ...
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