<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Olson (Eric) - Are People Animals? (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3511.htm">Are People Animals?</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/O/Author_Olson (Eric).htm">Olson (Eric)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 5, pp. 94-123</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=800><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3511.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperCitings_3511.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PapersToNotes_3511.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Oxford Scholarship Online</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>This chapter argues that we are animals. </li><li>Otherwise numerous metaphysical and epistemological problems arise. </li><li>It is then argued that <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_12/Notes_1265.htm">human animals</A><SUP>1</SUP> do not have psychological identity conditions. </li><li>Thus, our being animals is incompatible with the Psychological Approach. </li></ol></FONT><BR><U>Sections</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="I"><li>Human People or <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_12/Notes_1265.htm">Human Animals</A><SUP>2</SUP>?</li><li>Appearances</li><li>Coincidence</li><li>Personhood</li><li>Why We Are Animals</li><li>Psychological Persistence Conditions for Animals?</li><li>Death and Ceasing to Be</li><li>A Counterattack </li></ol></FONT><BR><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P3511_3">Annotations</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P3511_3"></A></u><ol type="I"><li>Human People or <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_12/Notes_1265.htm">Human Animals</A><SUP>4</SUP>? <ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Appearances<ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Coincidence<ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Personhood<ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Why We Are Animals<ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Psychological Persistence Conditions for Animals? <ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>Death and Ceasing to Be<ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li><li>A Counterattack <ul type="disc"><li></li><li></li><li> </li></ul> </li></ol><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P3511_3"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P3511_3"><B>Footnote 3</B></A></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>In these Notes, I ve not been especially careful to distinguish Olson s points from my own, nor even Olson s points here from those he makes elsewhere. </li><li>See also the <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_8/Notes_843.htm">general disclaimer</a>. </li><li>This write-up is logged as a Paper Abstract rather than a Write-up Note. This is contrary to my current standard, and I will make the appropriate adjustment when I ve completed annotating the whole book. </li></ul> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:09" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:09:07</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>