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Body, philosophy: the philosophical discussion is about the importance of the human body for knowledge about the mind. While some authors emphasize the independence of the mind, others perceive the body as essential to the self-identification of individuals. Examples are thought experiments in connection with interchanged bodies or exchanged brains. See also self-identification, self-reference, change, person, individuals, mind body problem, mind.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Agamben, Giorgio Body   Agamben, Giorgio
Barthes, Roland Body   Barthes, Roland
Baudrillard, Jean Body   Baudrillard, Jean
Beauvoir, Simone de Body   Beauvoir, Simone de
Butler, Judith Body   Butler, Judith
Hobbes, Thomas Body   Hobbes, Thomas
Nietzsche, Friedrich Body   Nietzsche, Friedrich

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