subpersonal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ personal

Adjective[edit]

subpersonal (not comparable)

  1. (philosophy) Of or pertaining to factors underlying the personal level of moral explanation, such as biological or chemical factors
    • 2007 September 29, Toby Handfield and Alexander Bird, “Dispositions, rules, and finks”, Philosophical Studies, volume 140, number 2, DOI:10.1007/s11098-007-9148-2: 
      So there remains the problem of linking the intended whole-person disposition to a subpersonal disposition of a rather different kind.