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What is the body theory, according to its originator?
That the identity is a function of nothing more than the identity of the body.
Who originated this school of thought?
Gretchen Weirob
What are the problems with Weirob's theory?
There are no fundamental problems, but many still hold onto the idea that a soul containing personal identity exists somewhere in the body.
What is Weirob's idea of survival?
The continuity of the personal identity, not just the physical matter of the body.
What does Weirob require to believe that the soul contains the identity of a person?
Proof that continuity of this identity is possible. Not necessarily likely, but just possible.