Persona y Bioética 19 (2) (2015)

The article focuses on presenting three arguments that range from less to more in terms of their radical stance on the current legal definition of person. The contribution of the first argument to this discussion lies mainly with a clarification of terminology. In the second argument, Roberto Esposito, despite considering replacing "someone" with "something" and saving humanity as a result, does not surpass his teacher Simone Weil. She is far more important, thanks to the impact of her personality, her qualities as a writer and her radicalism. In the third argument, Simone Weil provides a demonstration of intellectual power that makes one shudder. Her writing reflects a consistent mind, at times out of reach, but her idea of a "philosophy of the impersonal" is unacceptable. Every human being has impersonal elements, such as language, and personal elements, including their manner of speaking and writing. A world without these two elements is simply inconceivable.
Keywords Panecio de Rodas  Simone Weil  Person, "impersonal philosophy," Simone Weil, slavery, Panaethius of Rhodes.  pessoa, "filosofia do impessoal", Simone Weil, escravidão, Panecio de Rodas.  esclavitud  persona  “filosofía del impersonal”
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