Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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.

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
Barthes, Roland Body   Barthes, Roland
Baudrillard, Jean Body   Baudrillard, Jean
Hobbes, Th. Body   Hobbes, Th.
Nietzsche, F. Body   Nietzsche, F.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-22