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Unformatted text preview: o “A soul”: We don’t know much about it Not substantial enough to guarantee identity of a human o “A person”: Consciousness Memory (the continuation of consciousness) Locke thinks Descartes’ idea of the soul is vague and useless o Christian mortalist: Body and whatever else substances compose the person are resurrected o To be same person at resurrection: Need reconstruction of same consciousness and memories o Very concerned w/ justice: Especially w/ justice in the afterlife All you need is that God can reconstruct the organizational patterns of your memories...
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- Fall '10
- John Locke, Essay Concerning Human, Especially w/ justice, observable data Underlying