Fullmetal Alchemist and Personal Identity

Fullmetal Alchemist and Personal Identity By Darian Shump   “I kill, therefore I am.” – Barry the Chopper (FMA: Brotherhood, Episode 8: The Fifth Laboratory)   In Episode 7 (“Hidden Truths”) of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, the Elric brothers infiltrate an abandoned government complex they suspect was used to conduct experiments on condemned prisoners in an…

Personhood in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

  Personhood in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood By Darian Shump Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood follows the adventures of Edward Elric, a State Alchemist employed by the military of Amestris, and Alphonse, his younger brother. After an aborted attempt to resurrect their mother through an illegal form of alchemy, the pair finds themselves on the brink of death.…