<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Unger (Peter) - The Survival of the Sentient (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_05/PaperSummary_5167.htm">The Survival of the Sentient</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/U/Author_Unger (Peter).htm">Unger (Peter)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 14, Oct2000, p325, 24p</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=800><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5167.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperCitings_5167.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PapersToNotes_5167.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>Author s Abstract</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">Argues that with the biological approach, there cannot possibly be any philosophically adequate view of our existence or persistence. View that psychological approach is the only adequate approach for those non-personal sentient beings who will be found with typical living animals in the normal course of events; Conjecture that perhaps there are no ordinary entities. </ol></FONT><BR><u>Contents</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Introduction: Ourselves and Sentient Others. </li><li>Questions of Strict Survival, Vegetable Cases and <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_763.htm">Transplant</A><SUP>1</SUP> Cases. </li><li>Thoughts and Concerns about Particular Sentient Beings: Avoiding Great Pain. </li><li>Can There Be an ENORMOUS Separation of Strict Survival and Relevant Concern? </li><li>A Complementary Pain Test Confirms Our Avoidance of Great Pain Test. </li><li>Clear Moral Thinking about Particular Sentient Beings. </li><li>Properly Painful Problems with Human Vegetables, and with Feline Vegetables. </li><li>People and Seople. </li><li>A <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P5167_2">Serson</A></U><SUB>2</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P5167_2"></A> and His Body Are Distinct Entities. <BR>& Note: Finessing Questions about Materially Coincident Entities. </li><li>Reference and Existence, Appearance and Reality</li><li>Seople (Conceptually) Can Survive the Loss of Their Biological Lives. </li><li>Are There ANY Ordinary Entities that CAN T Survive Losing Their Biological Lives</li><li>Maintaining an Adequate Philosophical Perspective on Ourselves. </li></ol> </FONT><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P5167_2"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P5167_2"><B>Footnote 2</B></A></U>:  Serson /  Seople is Unger s neologism for the sentient, whether or not they are persons. <BR><BR><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="2018-08-02T06:29" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:29:36</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>