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Charles Taliaferro
St. Olaf College
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This paper seeks to overturn the claim that Cartesian arguments for dualism based on the conceivable separation of person and body lack warrant, since it is just as conceivable that persons are identical with their bodies as it is that persons and their bodies are distinct. If the thesis of the paper is cogent, then it is not as easy to imagine person-body identity as many anti-Cartesians suppose
Keywords Body  Cartesianism  Dualism  Metaphysics  Mind
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ISBN(s) 0031-8205
DOI 10.2307/2953781
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