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" I think, is a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing, in different times and places... "
The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson - Page 49
by British essayists - 1819
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The Intellectualism of Locke: An Essay

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - Idea (Philosophy) - 1857 - 192 pages
...Personal Identity consists," he says, " we must consider what Person stands for, which, I think, is a thinking, intelligent being that has Reason and Reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing, in different times and places" (n. xxvii. 9). Now how is it that a thinking...
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The Intellectualism of Locke: An Essay

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - Idea (Philosophy) - 1857 - 192 pages
...Personal Identity consists," he says, " we must consider what Person stands for, which, I think, is a thinking, intelligent being that has Reason and Reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing, in different times and places" (n. xxvii. 9). Now how is it that a thinking...
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The Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical: With ...

William Fleming - Philosophy - 1860 - 662 pages
...Ncrcier, De la Fu-fectibilUe Uumaita, 8ro, P«rl«, 1842. PERSON"Person," says Locko,1 "stands for a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places ; which it does only by that consciousness which...
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Death-personification, the practice examined

James Cooper (of Norwich.) - 1862
...concise, but full. Having said, " "We must consider what person stands for," he thus proceeds, " which is a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places." He further says, " It is a forensic term, appropriating...
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Abhandlungen der Philologisch-Historischen Classe der Königlich ..., Volume 4

History - 1865
...find wherein personal identily consists, we must consider ivhat person Stands for; which l think is a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection and can consider itself äs itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places: which it does only by that consciousness,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1866
...themselves. " Whatever possesses [a power of] spontaneous action within itself is a person." * A person " is a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing, in different times and places ; which it does only by that consciousness which...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 15

Great Britain - 1870
...definition of it is substantially that which has now taken the place of the ancient meaning : " A person is a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself — the same thinking being in different times and places." This is the first passage quoted by Johnson...
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MENTAL SCIENCE; A COMPENDIUM OF PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY.

ALEXANDER RAIN, M.A. - 1870
...identity as the ' consciousness of present and past actions in the person to whom they belong/ Person ' is a thinking, intelligent being: , that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking being, in different times and places ; which it does only by that consciousness which...
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Historisch-philosophische Abhandlungen

Gustav Hartenstein - Philosophy - 1870 - 537 pages
...find wherein personal identity consists, we must consider tvhat person Stands for; tvhich I think is a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection and can consider itselfas itself, thesame thinking thing in different timcs and places; tvhich it does only bythatconsciousness,...
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The Athanasian Creed: With a Preface on the General Recommendations of the ...

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - Athanasian Creed - 1871 - 105 pages
...of it is substantially that which has now taken the place of the ancient meaning : ' A person is ' a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and ' reflection, and can consider itself as itself — the same ' thinking being in different times and places.' This is the first passage quoted by Johnson...
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