An Assessment of Strawson's Arguments
McCall (Catherine)
Source: McCall - Concepts of Person: An Analysis of Concepts of Person, Self and Human Being, 1990 - Chapter 5
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


  1. Introduction
  2. Two Kinds of Arguments
  3. Unclarity in Strawson’s Notion of “Basicness”
  4. Strawson’s Failure to Establish Person as a Basic Particular
  5. The Distinction Between Persons and Material Objects
  6. Holistic Usage of the Word “Person”
  7. Circularity in Strawson’s Argument Concerning M- and P-Predicates
  8. Strawson’s Failure to Distinguish Persons From Sentient Creatures
  9. Conclusion


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