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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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Studies in Christian Philosophy

Walter Robert Matthews - 1921 - 231 pages
...personality into its component parts. Setting out, for example, with the definition given by Locke, " a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places." 1 We might investigate the adequacy of this...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...pivotal in this new explication of what it meant to be a human. For Locke, a person could be defined as '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 self-identity of a person over time was...
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The Self in Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Tilo Kircher, Anthony S. David, Anthony David - Medical - 2003 - 484 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; which it does only by that consciousness which...
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Personal Identity

Harold W. Noonan - Philosophy - 2003 - 239 pages
...things and not modes or relations of things. Indeed. Locke's own definition of 'a person' tells us this: 'a thinking intelligent being that has reason and reflection and can consider itself as itself. the same thinking thing in different times and places.' But if persons are thinking things and thinking...
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Inleiding comparatieve filosofie

Ulrich Libbrecht - Christianity - 1995
...zijn. Maar dan blijft nog de vraag "in what does personal identity consist, meaning by an '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. The answer to this question is consciousness,...
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Understanding Philosophy for AS Level

Christopher Hamilton - Philosophy - 2003 - 436 pages
...same list of capacities or properties that a person has. John Locke (1632-1704) defined a person as 'a thinking, intelligent Being, that has reason and reflection, and can consider it self as it self, the same thinking thing in different times and places' (Locke 1984: II, xxvii,...
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Language, Agency, and Politics in a Constructed World

François Debrix - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003
...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 it self as it self, the same thinking thing in different times and places; which it does by that consciousness,...
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Locke on Essence and Identity

C.H. Conn - Philosophy - 2003 - 212 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 it self as it self, the same thinking thing in different times and places; which it does only by that...
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Bioethics: Asian Perspectives: A Quest for Moral Diversity

Ren-Zong Qiu - Medical - 2004 - 239 pages
...personhood is highly reminiscent of John Locke's classical analysis of a person. whom he defines as a "thinking intelligent being, that has reason and reflection. and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking thing in different times and places" i1975. II.xxvii.61. These are the more commonly...
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Medizinische Utopien: eine ethische Betrachtung

Bert Gordijn - History - 2004 - 258 pages
...besitzen; - die Fähigkeit zu argumentieren; 51 An anderer Stelle definiert er die Person als ». . . 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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