Are Persons Members of a Natural Kind?

Gray, Richard (2002) Are Persons Members of a Natural Kind? In: UNSPECIFIED Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, pp. 71-73.

[thumbnail of gray.pdf] PDF

Download (74kB)


A quick answer to the question posed by the title
is that they may be. Since the prevailing consensus - I
think it is fair to say - regards persons not to be members
of a natural kind, a longer answer is required. Sketching an
outline of how that answer might proceed is the purpose
of the present paper.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: members of natural kind; mental states
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Bewußtseinsphilosophie, Philosophie des Geistes und der Psychologie
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Sprachphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2002
Depositing User: Wolfgang Heuer
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 14:15
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2020 14:15

Actions (login required)

View Item
View Item