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Simons, Peter
 
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Person I 207
Person / body / Simons: E.g. Operation: the person does not exist during the operation - the operation is carried out on the body - e.g. after amnesia + unlimited capacity to learn: new person / old body - (Simons per Locke) - on the other hand: Person: a) to have rights - b ) substrate of change, controlled by psychological laws - then rather Def person = capacity to characteristic processes, not current practice of capacity. - The person remains the person when she sleeps. - I 211 person dies / body remains. - Coincidence: nevertheless the person has no parts that the body does not have, in particular no intangible parts.

Si I
P. Simons
Parts Oxford New York 1987


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