Hylemorphic animalism
Toner (Patrick)
Source: Philosophical Studies, Vol. 155, No. 1 (August 2011), pp. 65-81
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  1. Roughly, animalism1 is the doctrine that each of us is identical with an organism. This paper explains and defends a hylemorphic2 version of animalism3.
  2. I show how hylemorphic animalism4 handles standard objections to animalism5 in compelling ways. I also show what the costs of endorsing hylemorphic animalism6 are.
  3. The paper's contention is that despite the costs, the view is worth taking seriously.

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