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16. Persons / A. Concept of a Person / 4. Persons as Animals

[we should be seen as whole animals, not persons]

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Maybe our persistence conditions concern bodies, rather than persons [Hawley on Olson]
For 'animalism', I exist before I became a person, and can continue after it, so I am not a person [Lowe on Olson]
You hold a child in your arms, so it is not mental substance, or mental state, or software [Merricks]