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Unformatted text preview: Differs from Descartes in that he values some parts of human existence • Immanuel Kant: o Mendelssohn’s idea that soul does not gradually diminish Thus, it would be impossible for soul to exist one day and vanish the next o Kant argues for the gradual diminishing of soul o Believes in progress and moral perfection which can’t be reached in this life • Joseph Priestly: o Mind and body grow together o Wouldn’t mind separate itself from body sometime before death? o No evidence that mind is composed of anything other than material...
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- Fall '10
- Metaphysics, human identity