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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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Handbook of Moral Philosophy

Henry Calderwood - Ethics - 1872 - 277 pages
...tracing all knowledge to sensation and reflection, admitted the existence of mind, defining Person as ' a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself.' — Essay (1690) n. 27, sec. 9. While holding that ' there is nothing in the Intellect which was not...
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Handbook of Moral Philosophy

Henry Calderwood - Ethics - 1874 - 277 pages
...tracing all knowledge to sensation and reflection, admitted the existence of mind, denning Person as ' a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself.' — Essay (1690; n. 27, sec. 9. While holding that ' there is nothing in the Intellect which was not...
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A Vocabulary of the Philosophical Sciences: Including the Vocabulary of ...

Charles Porterfield Krauth - Philosophy - 1878 - 1044 pages
...find wherein personal identity consists 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." This looks like confining personal identity...
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Handbook of Moral Philosophy

Henry Calderwood - Ethics - 1878 - 297 pages
...tracing all knowledge to sensation and reflection, admitted the existence of mind, defining Person as ' a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself.'—Essay (1690) n. 27, sec. 9. While holding that ' there is nothing in the Intellect which...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Notes and Illustrations of ...

John Locke - 1879 - 664 pages
...wherein personal identity consists, 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 ; which it does only by that consciousness which...
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The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal ..., Volume 1

Aaron Walker - Religion and science - 1880
...ground. — Coleridge. Paley says : The seat of intellect is a person. Lock says : Person stands for a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, * * * which it does only by that consciousness which is inseparable from thinking, and as it seems...
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A vocabulary of the philosophical Sciences

Charles P. Krauth - 1881
...Search after TrutJi, book ii., part Si., chap. 4. PEES0N— : * Person," says Locke, 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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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1882
...— " A being capable of exercising understanding and will — a self-determining intelligence ; " "a thinking, intelligent being that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places ; " "a being intelligent and free, every spiritual...
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Sacred History from the Creation to the Giving of the Law

Edward Porter Humphrey - Bible - 1888 - 540 pages
...the door. Fourthly, man, like God, is a person, a separate force. " Person," says Locke, " 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." ' A person can say / and my and mine ; may...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 26; Volume 46

Universalism - 1889
...discredit the doctrine that God is an Infinite Person. Locke has given a good definition of person : — " a thinking, intelligent being that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places." This describes human personality, but it holds...
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