John Locke on persons and personal identity

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Boeker, Ruth;
(2013)
  • Publisher: The University of St Andrews
  • Subject: John Locke | Personal identity | Person | Consciousness | Responsibility | B1298.I3B7 | Locke, John, 1632-1704 | Personalism | Identity (Psychology) | Identity (Philosophical concept)

John Locke claims both that ‘person’ is a forensic term and that personal identity consists in sameness of consciousness. The aim of my dissertation is to explain and critically assess how Locke links his moral and legal account of personhood to his account of ... View more
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