Journal of the History of Philosophy 54 (3):503-504 (2016)

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Benjamin Hill
University of Western Ontario
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Jolley’s slim book joins a slew of recent work on Locke’s metaphysics of persons. The two “touchy subjects” of the title were the immortality of an immaterial soul and the resurrection of the same body. Jolley’s interpretive thesis is that Locke propounded a form of weak materialism, that is, property dualism. He set this up as a corrective to the common reading that Locke was agnostic about the metaphysical state of the soul. As Jolley sees it, Locke’s thinking in support of weak materialism is spread across four works. His defense consists of tracing the arc of Locke’s thinking....
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