Persons: The Difference between `Someone' and `Something'

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Persons: The Difference between `Someone' and `Something' - Spaemann, Robert, and O'Donovan, Oliver (Translated by)
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An examination and defence of the concept of personality, long central to Western moral culture but now increasingly under attack, by a leading European philosopher. Persons takes issue with major contemporary philosophers, especially in the English-speaking world (such as Parfit and Singer), who have contributed to the eclipse of the idea, and traces the debate back to the foundations of modern philosophy in Descartes and Locke. Robert Spaemann offers extended discussions of the sources of the idea in Christian theology ...

Persons: The Difference between `Someone' and `Something' 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198808480

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Persons: The Difference Between Someone' and Something' 2007, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199281817

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