- Title Pages
- Chapter One Introduction
- Chapter Two “Person”
- Chapter Three “Person … is a forensic term”
- Chapter Four Concernment
- Chapter Five Consciousness
- Chapter Six “Consciousness … is inseparable from thinking”
- Chapter Seven “From the inside”
- Chapter Eight “Person”—Locke’s Definition
- Chapter Nine Consciousness Is Not Memory
- Chapter Ten Personal Identity
- Chapter Eleven Psychological Connectedness
- Chapter Twelve Transition (Butler Dismissed)
- Chapter Thirteen “But next …”: Personal Identity without Substantial Continuity
- Chapter Fourteen “And therefore …”: [I]-transfers, [Ag]-transfers, [P]-transfers
- Chapter Fifteen “A fatal error of theirs”
- Chapter Sixteen A Fatal Error of Locke’s?
- Chapter Seventeen Circularity?
- Chapter Eighteen The Distinction between [P] and [S]
- Chapter Nineteen Concernment and Repentance
- Chapter Twenty Conclusion
- Appendix One “Of Identity and Diversity”
- Appendix Two A Defence of Mr. Locke’s Opinion Concerning Personal Identity
- (p.58) Chapter Eight “Person”—Locke’s Definition
- Locke on Personal Identity
- Princeton University Press
This chapter examines John Locke's definition of “Person” by showing that “the Person or self that I am, the individual morally accountable subject of experience [P] that I am, considered at any given particular time t, consists of the following things: [M] my living body at t, [I] my soul at t, and [A] all the actions and experiences, past and present, of the individual persisting subject of experience that I am of which I am now (occurrently or dispositionally) conscious at t.” The chapter also analyzes Locke's statement that consciousness of one of Nestor's actions would make one “the same person with Nestor” and argues that he is not concerned with the essential link between consciousness and concernment, but with the sensory-cognitive core of consciousness and the no less purely cognitive capacity for temporally extended full self-consciousness.
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