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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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Feminist Reflections on the History of Philosophy

Lilli Alanen, Charlotte Witt, Professor of Philosophy Charlotte Witt - Philosophy - 2004 - 250 pages
...consciousness of one's self. He says, "... (W)e 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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Memory, History, Forgetting

Paul Ricœur - Philosophy - 2004 - 642 pages
...difference between the idea of the same man and that of a self, also termed person: "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" (§9). The difference is no longer marked by...
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Die Oikeiosislehre der Stoa, Volume 1

Robert Bees - Ethics, Ancient - 2004 - 395 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 seif äs it seif, the same thinking thing in different times and places"); zu Locke und seinen Voraussetzungen...
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Self and Substance in Leibniz

Marc Elliott Bobro - Philosophy - 2004 - 144 pages
...root, without which the tree cannot stand. (African Riddle) "What Person stands for," Locke writes, "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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Mind World: Essays in Phenomenology and Ontology

David Woodruff Smith - Philosophy - 2004 - 309 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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Das Selbst im Stil: die Autobiographien von Muriel Spark und Doris Lessing

Aglaja Frodl - Authors, English - 2004 - 294 pages
...each other with an inconceivable rapidity, and are in a 72 Locke, "Of Identity", 335 definiert Person: "[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". 73 ibid. 74 Locke, "Of...
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Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market

Mark J. Cherry - Medical - 2005 - 280 pages
...to understand themselves in a self-conscious, self-reflexive way. As John Locke noted, 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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Animal Ethics

Robert Garner - Nature - 2005 - 189 pages
...life plan based upon them. Locke provides one of the best accounts of personhood, defining a person 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' (quoted in Holland, 2003: 15). Kant agrees...
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Translation and Cultural Change: Studies in History, Norms, and Image Projection

Eva Hung - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 193 pages
...nearly synonymous. In Book II of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Locke defined 'person' 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" (1975: 335). He distinguished between physical...
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Kants System der transzendentalen Ideen

Nikolai F. Klimmek - Philosophy - 2005 - 235 pages
...gestellten Definition der Person hin. Locke bestimmt im Essay Concerning Human Understanding eine Person als „a thinking, intelligent being that has reason and reflection, and can consider itself as itself, the same thinking being, in different times and places" (zitiert nach: Malzkorn 1998, S. 103). 'j 3.2.4...
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