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16. Persons / A. Concept of a Person / 3. Persons as Reasoners

[concept of a person is needed for reasoning]

4 ideas
Self is the rider, intellect the charioteer, mind the reins, and body the chariot [Anon (Upan)]
Reasoning requires personal identity, to unite the steps in an argument [PG on Reid]
Giving reasons for action requires reference to a self [Searle]
An intentional, acting, rational being must have a self [Searle]