[ExI] agency-based personal identity

gts gts_2000 at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 26 16:03:28 UTC 2007

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 11:49:15 -0400, Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net>  

> Funny that you say so.  To the contrary, it seems to me that Gordon
> consistently asserts the primacy of intellect...

No. I think I understand now what Thomas was thinking. I don't "abdicate  
the intellect". However, following Nietzsche and Schopenhauer, I do assert  
the primacy of the will over the intellect.

1) We are not our thoughts. We have thoughts.
2) We think that which we will to think, i.e., the intellect serves the  

> Further, it seems quite clear (to me) that Gordon didn't challenge me

True, I didn't. It's nice to see for a change that our views are at least  
roughly compatible.


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