Explain How are these definitions of person related? Is one of them more primary than the other? If so, which one?

Assignment Question

In essay form, utilizing at least two of the resources listed below, and in 500-700 words, please upload a document responding to all of the following:

(1) Identify, state, and explain at least two different definitions of person.

(2) What sort of definitions are they? Real or nominal? Logical, causal, descriptive, or mixed?

(3) How are these definitions of person related? Is one of them more primary than the other? If so, which one?

(4) Having identified a principle or primary definition of person, explain why this definition is the primary or principal definition of person.

(5) What is a person? Approved Sources Christian Smith, What is a Person?,

ch. 1: 59-78. *Bernard Lonergan, “The Notion of Person” Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae, Ia, q. 29 *Joseph Ratzinger, Dogma & Preaching, ch. 14: 181-196. *Joseph Ratzinger, “The Creation of the Human Being” *Boethius, Against Eutyches & Nestorius, ch. 2 You should provide parenthetical citations wherever applicable and use your sources as foundations for your answers.

If you are relying on a modern source to address one of the questions, then you should place the author’s last name, short title, and page number within parentheses. If you are relying on an ancient or medieval source reading, then place the author’s name, short title, and book, chapter, section, and/or line number within parentheses.

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