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In Reasons and Persons, [Parfit's] clipped prose, with its repetitive sentences, poetic cadence and sly humour becomes the vehicle for a depth and range of insight rarely matched in recent philosophy. (Kieran Setiya, Times Literary Supplement)

Very few works in the subject can compare with Parfit's in scope, fertility, imaginative resource, and cogency of reasoning. (P.F. Strawson, The New York Review of Books)

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Reasons and persons challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity.

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