A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.
A self-conscious being. ... capable of thought, feeling, will and interaction with other persons.
A self aware being capable of rational thought. This would include human beings as a norm. It may include some higher animals to a lesser extent, depending on what we may find out. It would also necessarily include extra terrestrial life forms which had civilizations and the ability to develop technology as we do. It would not include simple animals, humans who are brain-dead, and fertilized eggs which had not yet developed a central nervous system. Post Modernism: A philosophy that states that there is no objective reality, and that all facts are dependant on the subjective views of equally viable observers. There is another definition of post modernism related to art which is not of relevance to this site.
a being with full and equal moral rights, a member of the moral community
a CAS, an open evolutionary self-organized system in which many different independent variables interact in interdependent and unpredictable ways
a conscious being, capable of deliberating, feeling, willing, choosing, etc
a free and intelligent subject or an individual substance with a rational nature
a moral agent, not just a cognitive agent, not just a rational agent, but a moral agent
an individual substance of a rational nature
a part-time worker if he is employed on a part-time schedule and is not self-employed
a self-aware conscious entity
a self-publisher creates, produces, and sells information products
a self that is potentially self-conscious, rational, and ideal
a separate self, created by and distinct from the author, through which he or she speaks
a succession of experiences that is self-conscious, rational, and guided by values
a thinking, conscious being at a moment in time
a living, rational, and responsible being, capable of being aware of the 'moral law'.
A self-conscious and self-determining being (whether material or immaterial). A person's existence may not be self-determined, but as an existent person, that person is self-determining.