Approach and Characteristic of Personhood


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Unformatted text preview: e sincere gift of self. Self­possession Self­possession Self: different from the world around me. Inner life, aware of myself, subjective. Inner Life: fruit of knowledge of truth and loving what is good. Inner life expands as much as our intellect and will—knows and loves. • Only man has inner life • The value of animals is determined by usefulness • Man has value of his own. Self­determination Self­determination Man is independent and autonomous in his actions. He is the only one who can bring himself to follow his own objectives or ends. No one can think or love for another. Self­mastery and self­determination. Blind forces ­ (material element) Free choices ­ Freedom as challenge Need to conform Subliminal Forces Need to conform Subliminal Forces Inner Life Inner Life ­...
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