Nov 8, 2019 - 5 min
The self is not singular but a fluid network of identities. Can we be reduced to a body, a mind or a particular social role? An emerging theory of selfhood is exploring this complexity. As many philosophers seek to identify the essential aspects of being a self, Kathleen Wallace argues that viewing the self as an ever-growing network is a plausible explanation for the burning philosophical question. Here, she examines how this outlook could lead to a progressive movement in exploring the self and understand the world better.