Individuals and Persons

Stephen R. L. Clark

in A Parliament of Souls

Published in print October 1990 | ISBN: 9780198242369
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191680458 | DOI:
Individuals and Persons

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This chapter discusses the concepts of individuals and persons. Part of this discussion includes that of partial judgment and abstract argument, social relativism, and how living beings are classified as non-alien or not. It is stated that most individuals, if not all, are groping for a convincing picture of the Shadow, the Self that they are not. They do this to find out what they are or what they hope to be.

Keywords: individuals; persons; partial judgment; abstract judgment; social relativism; non-alien; Shadow; Self

Chapter.  9293 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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