Death and Beyond - Personal Identity

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  • Created on: 14-06-13 00:48

From the religious perspective, they take a dualistic view of the body, in that it is made up of two substances such as soul and body. 

Whilst the body is a physical entity, the soul is not. 

They are dependant on each other for human existence. 

Descarte proposed cartesian dualism, which refers to how the 2 separate substances become fused together to form a new one. 

Descarte said "I am not present in my body as a sailor in his ship, I am tightly bound to it, mixed up with it so that we become a…


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