What does it mean to be person? Perhaps, we should discuss what is meant by the word, “p...
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...an celebrate its independence without the body. Saint Thomas Aquinas provides provides us with an explanation of the relationship that the mind and body share, and in doing so, gives the human being its personhood. Through knowing what it means to be a person, we can see that Descartes’ dualistic view of the person provides for a nice discussion topic, but has no real place in the world to be accepted as a truth, for doing so denies human beings of their personhood.
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