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Philosophy: the nature of persons

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Philosophy: the nature of persons

What is a person? This free course, Philosophy: the nature of persons, examines this philosophical question concerning the nature of personhood. You will examine whether a 'person' is the same as a 'human being', and look at whether it is our free will that in the end defines us as a 'person'.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss what it means to be a person
  • read and understand arguments discussing this question.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 14/04/2016

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