Tracking persons, that is, determining that a person now is or is not a specific earlier person, is extremely common and widespread in our way of life and extremely important. If so, figuring out what we are tracking, what it is to persist as a person over a period of time, is also important. Trying to figure this out will be the main focus of this chapter.

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Keywords Personal identity, Personal persistence, Tracking persons
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Journal Topics in Cognitive Science
Brook, A. (2014). Tracking a person over time is tracking what?. Topics in Cognitive Science, 6(4), 585–598. doi:10.1111/tops.12107