Derek Parfit’s NonExistent Self


There’s not much I like more than smart, drunken people jabbering on about trippy subjects. But there are some people who do this all the time without even drinking. The philosopher Derek Parfit is such a person.

This is an excerpt from a wacky English documentary about one of the world’s best-regarded living philosophers. They don’t make things like this in America. Start your video at the 2:10 minute mark to get into the actual interview.

Here is part II:


  1. Anonymous said:

    We think we are the kind of entity which much either exist or not exist. Brilliant!

  2. Anonymous said:

    I deny the validity of the statement I have just typed.

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