Do brain interventions to treat disease change the essence of who we are?

Posted: October 2, 2015 in brain, cognition/consciousness, Ideas

After all, if we are merely material beings whose personality can be altered and even controlled by fairly simple technologies, is there really a there there? Is there some immutable kernel of a person that is the self, or an essence that resists change? Can brain interventions can change who we are – make us into a different person or alter personal identity?

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