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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Person/McGinn: subject to a kind of physically-related sequence ratio: two physically identical bodies, must be both persons, if one of them is a person. - because for personality, there will be no difference, which is not based on physical difference.

McG I
C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vern├╝nftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

McG II
C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? M├╝nchen 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29