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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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Selections from Locke's Essay on the Human Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1890 - 220 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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Vocabulary of Philosophy: Psychological, Ethical, Metaphysical, with ...

William Fleming - Philosophy - 1890 - 439 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." Personal identity thus consists in consciousness...
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An Outline of Locke's Ethical Philosophy

Mattoon Monroe Curtis - Ethics - 1890 - 145 pages
...and personality: The answer to this question will give Locke's position. "Person", says Locke, "is a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, as the same thinking thing, in different times and places, which it does only by that consciousness...
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The Philosophy of Locke: In Extracts from The Essay Concerning Human ...

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1891 - 160 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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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 8

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...the essential mark of personality in the intellectual sphere. 'A person, 'says Locke, ' stands for a thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking being in different times and places' (Essay, ii. 27). In the moral sphere personality...
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Handbook of Moral Philosophy

Henry Calderwood - Ethics - 1895 - 376 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. HUME denied 'that we are every moment intimately conscious of...
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Beyond the Horizon, Or, Bright Side Chapters on the Future Life

Henry Dox Kimball - Eschatology - 1896 - 250 pages
...sunk deeper in man's consciousness than that of his persistent personality. Locke says, "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." This self-conscious personality is sometimes...
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Chalk Lines Over Morals

Charles Caverno - Ethics - 1898 - 313 pages
...Father, Son and Holy Spirit. " Example : '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.' Locke. "Example: 'The whole three persons are...
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Lectures and Essays on Natural Theology and Ethics

William Wallace - Ethics - 1898 - 566 pages
...time) in the succession of con1 De Civ. Dei, xi. 24. scious states in time. A person, says Locke, 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/ A little further on he tells us that 'Person...
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Theology of the Westminster Symbols: A Commentary Historical, Doctrinal ...

Edward Dafydd Morris - Presbyterian Church - 1900 - 857 pages
...up, for which there is no close parallel in ordinary usage. The definition of L/Dcke that a person is a thinking, intelligent being that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, in different times and places, is obviously inadmissible here. Similarly, to define each person in...
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