Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: The Nagelian Perspective
Bourgeois (Warren)
Source: Bourgeois - Persons: What Philosophers Say about You, 2003, Chapter 14
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Contents

  1. Persons from inside, outside, and no side
    • 1.1 The incompleteness of the objective perspective
    • 1.2 Objectivity as method
    • 1.3 False reductions of the subjective
    • 1.4 Objectivity is relative to the discipline
    • 1.5 Irreducibility
    • 1.6 Mind
    • 1.7 The self as brain
    • 1.8 Pan-psychism
  2. Contrast with Parfit1
    • 2.1 Against Parfit2: Not R but the brain
    • 2.2 With Parfit3: Denial of the indivisibility thesis
  3. Problems
    • 3.1 The difficulty of defending a dual aspect theory
    • 3.2 Terminological problems
    • 3.3 The postulation of the objective self

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