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16. Persons / A. Concept of a Person / 2. Persons as Responsible

[concept of a person is needed for responsibility]

5 ideas
Someone mad then sane is two persons, judging by our laws and punishments [Locke]
'Person' is a term used about responsibility, involving law, and happiness and misery [Locke]
Personal identity is the basis of all rights, obligations and responsibility [Reid]
Being held responsible for past actions makes no sense without personal identity [Searle]
Our concept of a person is derived from Roman law [Scruton]