<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Logic of Identity (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_17/PaperSummary_17837.htm">Thesis - Logic of Identity</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/T/Author_Todman (Theo).htm">Todman (Theo)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: </th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_17/PaperSummary_17837.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_12.htm">Link to Latest Write-Up Note</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><ul type="disc"><li>This pseudo-Paper is intended as the mechanism to record time spent on the Note '<a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_12.htm">Logic of Identity</A><SUP>1</SUP>' during my Thesis research, as from 2011. </li><li>For the actual time recorded, click on "Paper Summary" above. </li></ul><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><hr><br><B><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17837_2">Write-up</A></U><SUB>2</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17837_2"></A></u> (as at 03/02/2018 00:20:10): Logic of Identity</B><BR><br><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17837_3">Plug Note</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17837_3"></A></u><ul type="disc"><li> Identity as a logical concept is  or ought to be  rather uninteresting. </li><li>There s only one type of identity  that which satisfies <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_81.htm">Leibniz s Law</A><SUP>4</SUP> of the Indiscernibility of Identicals and is an equivalence relation. </li><li>While rejecting them, I will still need to consider various deviant  identities for the light they shed on the issues at hand; in particular:- <ol type="1"><li><a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_96.htm">Relative Identity</A><SUP>5</SUP>, </li><li><a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_106.htm">Vague Identity</A><SUP>6</SUP>, </li><li><a name="5"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_12/Notes_1261.htm">Indeterminate Identity</A><SUP>7</SUP>, </li><li><a name="6"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_63.htm">Contingent Identity</A><SUP>8</SUP>, and </li><li><a name="7"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_88.htm">Occasional Identity</A><SUP>9</SUP>. </li></ol></li><li>Wrong answers to tough questions can be enlightening. </li><li>I intend to cover the bulk of the work under the heads of the notes linked to. </li><li>Currently, standard Identity is covered under <a name="8"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_81.htm">Leibniz</A><SUP>10</SUP>, though maybe it woud be better parked here. </li><li>Works on this topic that <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17837_11">I ve actually read</A></U><SUB>11</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17837_11"></A>, <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17837_12">include</A></U><SUB>12</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17837_12"></A> the following:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="10"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_03/PaperSummary_3942.htm">Brennan (Andrew) - Conditions of Identity: Introduction</A>", Brennan</li><li><a name="11"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6538.htm">Crane (Tim) & Farkas (Katalin) - Identity: Introduction</A>", Crane</li><li><a name="12"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_548.htm">Frankfurt (Harry) - Identification and Externality</A>", Frankfurt</li><li><a name="41"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_32.htm">Hirsch (Eli) - The Concept of Identity</A>", Hirsch, 1982</li><li><a name="13"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_15/Abstract_15898.htm">Hossack (Keith) - Five Lectures on the Logic and Metaphysics of Identity</A>", Hossack</li><li><a name="14"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5837.htm">Jubien (Michael) - The Myth of Identity Conditions</A>", Jubien, 1996</li><li><a name="15"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5978.htm">McGinn (Colin) - Identity</A>", McGinn, 2000</li><li><a name="16"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20500.htm">McGinn (Colin) - Prcis of 'Logical Properties: Identity, Existence, Prediction, Necessity, Truth'</A>", McGinn</li><li><a name="17"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3968.htm">Noonan (Harold) - Identity and Determinacy</A>", Noonan, 2003</li><li><a name="18"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3508.htm">Olson (Eric) - Persistence</A>", Olson</li><li><a name="19"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_541.htm">Perry (John) - The Importance of Being Identical</A>", Perry</li><li><a name="20"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_01/Abstract_1779.htm">Quine (W.V.) - Identity, Ostension, and Hypostasis</A>", Quine, 1950</li><li><a name="21"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5185.htm">Quine (W.V.) - Review of Milton Munitz's 'Identity and Individuation'</A>", Quine</li><li><a name="22"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_540.htm">Rey (Georges) - Survival</A>", Rey</li><li><a name="23"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20468.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - Individuality</A>", Van Inwagen</li><li><a name="24"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3900.htm">Williams (Christopher) - Being, Identity and Truth: Preface</A>", Williams</li><li><a name="25"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3562.htm">Williams (Christopher) - What Is Identity?: Introduction and Analytical Table of Contents</A>", Williams</li></ol></li><li>A reading list (where not covered elsewhere) might start with:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="26"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_15/Abstract_15852.htm">Akiba (Ken) - Identity Is Simple</A>", Akiba, 2000</li><li><a name="27"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4420.htm">Baxter (Donald L.M.) - Identity in the Loose and Popular Sense</A>", Baxter, 1988</li><li><a name="28"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_15/Abstract_15862.htm">Benfield (David) & Erwin (Edward) - Identity, Schmidentity: It's Not All the Same</A>", Benfield+Erwin, 1975</li><li><a name="29"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_09/Abstract_9287.htm">Bostock (David) - Kripke on Identity and Necessity</A>", Bostock, 1977</li><li><a name="42"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_568.htm">Brennan (Andrew) - Conditions of Identity</A>", Brennan, 1988</li><li><a name="43"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1386.htm">Brody (Baruch) - Identity and Essence</A>", Brody, 1980</li><li><a name="30"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_11/Abstract_11398.htm">Butchvarov (Panayot) - Identity</A>", Butchvarov, 1977</li><li><a name="31"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20299.htm">Dummett (Michael) - Identity</A>", Dummett, 1981</li><li><a name="44"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1395.htm">Hill (Claire Ortiz) - Rethinking Identity and Metaphysics: On the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy</A>", Hill, 1997</li><li><a name="45"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1413.htm">Hughes (Christopher) - Kripke: Names, Necessity, and Identity</A>", Hughes, 2004</li><li><a name="32"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6787.htm">Jubien (Michael) - Identity</A>", Jubien, 1997</li><li><a name="33"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_09/Abstract_9785.htm">Monaghan (P.X.) - Property Possession, Identity, and the Nature of an Entity</A>", Monaghan, 2005</li><li><a name="46"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1404.htm">Morris (Thomas) - Understanding Identity Statements</A>", Morris, 1984</li><li><a name="47"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1372.htm">Oderberg (David) - The Metaphysics of Identity Over Time</A>", Oderberg, 1993</li><li><a name="34"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5400.htm">Perry (John) - The Two Faces of Identity</A>", Perry, 2002</li><li><a name="48"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6146.htm">Quine (W.V.) - Methods of Logic</A>", Quine, 1972 (Section 40  Identity , pp. 221-6)</li><li><a name="35"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_09/Abstract_9500.htm">Salmon (Nathan) - The Fact that x=y</A>", Salmon, 1987</li><li><a name="36"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_09/Abstract_9502.htm">Salmon (Nathan) - Identity Facts</A>", Salmon, 2002</li><li><a name="37"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6662.htm">Wertheimer (Roger) - Identity: Logic, Ontology, Epistemology</A>", Werthheimer, 1998</li><li><a name="38"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_11/Abstract_11613.htm">Wiggins (David) - Identity and Supervenience</A>", Wiggins, 2002</li><li><a name="39"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_01/Abstract_1392.htm">Williams (Bernard) - Identity and Identities</A>", Williams, 1995</li><li><a name="49"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_661.htm">Williams (Christopher) - What is Identity?</A>", Williams, 1989</li><li><a name="40"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3904.htm">Williams (Christopher) - Selfsame</A>", Williams, 1992</li><li><a name="50"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1387.htm">Williamson (Timothy) - Identity and Discrimination</A>", Williamson, 2013</li><li>Also, see <a name="W3739W"></a><A HREF = "http://metaphysicist.com/problems/identity/" TARGET = "_top">Bob Doyle: Identity</A>. </li></ol></li><li>This is mostly a <a name="9"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_737.htm">place-holder</A><SUP>13</SUP>. Currently, just see the categorised reading-list. </li></ul><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P17837_2"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17837_2"><B>Footnote 2</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>This is the write-up as it was when this Abstract was last output, with text as at the timestamp indicated (03/02/2018 00:20:10). </li><li><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_12.htm">Link to Latest Write-Up Note</A>. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P17837_3"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17837_3"><B>Footnote 3</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>A number of my philosophical Notes are  promissory notes currently only listing the books and papers (if any) I possess on the topic concerned. </li><li>I ve decided to add some text  whether by way of motivation, or something more substantive  for all these identified topics related to my Thesis.</li><li>As I want to do this fairly quickly, the text may be confused or show surprising ignorance. </li><li>The reader (if such exists) will have to bear with me, and display the principle of charity while this footnote exists. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P17837_11"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17837_11"><B>Footnote 11</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>Frequently I ll have made copious marginal annotations, and sometimes have written up a review-note. </li><li>In the former case, I intend to transfer the annotations into electronic form as soon as I can find the time. </li><li>In the latter case, I will have remarked on the fact against the citation, and will integrate the comments into this Note in due course. </li><li>My intention is to incorporate into these Notes comments on material I ve already read rather than engage with unread material at this stage. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P17837_12"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17837_12"><B>Footnote 12</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>I may have read others in between updates of this Note  in which case they will be marked as such in the  References and Reading List below.</li><li>Papers or Books partially read have a rough %age based on the time spent versus the time expected. </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></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="2018-08-13T13:21" pubdate>13/08/2018 13:21:09</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>