Do we lose our 'self' when we lose our memory?
In Philosophy, this is the theory that only the self exists, or can be proved to exist.
Do we lose our 'self' when we lose our memory? I believe that when we lose our memory -- from a disease (Alzheimer's) or any other reason -- we have no more identity because we don't know who we are anymore -- we don't have 'self' anymore. In a way, that affirms that only the self exists. We lose our 'self', we lose everything including reality.