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16. Persons / D. Self and Body / 1. Spiritual Self

[Self is a distinct substance]

4 ideas
I am a thinking substance, which doesn't need a place or material support [Descartes]
If trees change identity when substance changes, unchanging persons must have a fixed substance [PG on Butler]
If we performed our past actions, we must have constant substance or properties [PG on Butler]
If self is a substance, what happens when the substance changes? [PG on Hume]