27 minutes | May 4, 2021

401: Do Serial Killers Ever Really Have Mulitple Personalities?

We see it in thrillers like SPLIT, but does it ever happen in real life? Are there people in this world with multiple personalities? And if so, what does it take to fracture a mind? Covered Topics: Dissociative Identity Disorder, Multiple Personalities, Alters, Billy Milligan, Zoo Man of Knoxville, David Chalmers, Hard Problem of Consciousness, Douglas Hofstadter, Panpsychism, Thales of Miletus, Joseph DeAngelo Further Reading:  https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/could-multiple-personality-disorder-explain-life-the-universe-and-everything/ https://www.thecut.com/2015/11/blind-woman-had-10-personalities-some-could-see.html https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/91244/5-criminals-who-claimed-have-multiple-personalities. https://www.oxygen.com/true-crime-buzz/crazy-not-insane-did-ted-bundy-have-multiple-personality https://www.dispatch.com/article/20071028/NEWS/310289729 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAPPzmRb4r0 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shadow-boxing/202005/the-zoo-man-murders https://murderpedia.org/male.H/h/huskey-thomas.htm https://ndpr.nd.edu/news/philosophy-of-personal-identity-and-multiple-personality/ https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-07/david-chalmers-and-the-puzzle-of-consciousness/8679884 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/philosophyofcrime/support
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