Survival Of Julia In Julia / Mary Case
In A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality, Julia’s brain was inserted into Mary Beaudine’s body after she had an accident that struck her body and disabled it from further functioning. After the surgery, Marie Beaudine’s body recalled that she only remembers on being Julia and so we know that the surgery to revive Julia was successful. Based on the said incidence, we can gladly say that the survivor was Julia and not Mary Beaudine because the person who woke up after the surgery only had memories and thoughts of being Julia. Because Mary Beauldine’s brain was destroyed, she ceased to exist. Julia, on the other hand, had a functional brain, only the body was destroyed. Therefore, after the so-called body transplant, she continued to exist. We can also say that Julia’s soul was transferred to Marie’s body through the brain transplantation.
According to Sam in A Dialogue on Personal Identity and