The Person: Issues and Questions

  • Ian W. Alexander


Dr Moore is primarily concerned with refuting the Cartesian and neo-Cartesian dualism of the two substances or what he calls the ‘two persons’ view, present, he believes, in both the Anglo-Saxon and the phenomenological traditions in spite of appearances, Sartre being mentioned specifically in the latter connection.


Human Person Phenomenological Tradition Interpersonal Activity Mental Predicate Ethical Existence 
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    What I am suggesting is that it is easier to understand how we can see each other, and ourselves, as persons, if we think first of the fact that we act, and act on each other, and act in accordance with a common human nature.’ P. F. Strawson, Individuals: An Essay in Descriptive Metaphysics (1959) p. 112.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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