The essentials of persons

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Abstract

This paper tries to clarify the nature of philosophical questions as to the ontological nature of things, especially persons. It considers implications of an Aristotelian account, which leads to an ontology that makes subjects and other things epistemologically remote. This makes the account doubtfully reconcilable with the special epistemic relation that each of us has to oneself, via for example the cogito.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)227-241
Number of pages15
JournalDialectica
Volume53
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999

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