Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Person, philosophy: A thinking and sentient being that distinguishes itself from others. In the course of the history of philosophy, further determinations have been agreed on or disregarded, e.g. rationality, autonomy, not-being-able-to-be-possessed. While the human and his body age, the person has no temporal stages. See also individual, law, continuants, identity.
 
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Graeser I 224
Person / Locke: by identity of consciousness, not the numerical identity of the substance -
I 55f
Person / Locke: awake / sleeping: not the same person (probably the same human being) - Person: someone who attributes past actions to himself - man: bound to shape - VsDescartes: when separated from the mental it is possible that a contemporary man was the person Nestor, but not the man Socrates > personal identity -> Ethics: a drunk is not liable if without consciousness.

Loc II
J. Locke
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Grae I
A. Graeser
Positionen der Gegenwartsphilosophie. M√ľnchen 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27