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The Prince And The Cobbler John Locke Summary

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Reflection Journal #9 In the article, “The Prince and the Cobbler,” John Locke distinguishes between what it means to be a man and what it means to be a person. Locke then goes on to say that for a man to be the same man over time, it is necessary for that man’s body to persist over time. Locke also says that out conception of a person involves perception and consciousness and that without some connection between current consciousness and past consciousness, a person cannot be the same. This connection creates a problem for Locke because there are no flows of continuous consciousness. People forget and people become unconscious. Does that mean that they aren’t themselves anymore? Locke defends his argument by saying that consciousness doesn’t
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