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16. Persons / B. Concept of the Self / 2. Internal Properties

[internal properties possessed by a Self]

7 ideas
For Stoics the true self is defined by what I can be master of [Foucault on Zeno of Citium]
Ideas are perceived by the mind, soul or self [Berkeley]
The modern self has disengaged reason, self-exploration, and personal commitment [Taylor,C]
A self must at least be capable of consciousness [Searle]
A 'self' must be capable of conscious reasonings about action [Searle]
Selfs are conscious, enduring, reasonable, active, free, and responsible [Searle]
Persons are conscious, they relate, they think, they feel, and they are self-aware [Glover]