<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Reincarnation (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_17875.htm">Thesis - Reincarnation</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_17875.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_95.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_95.htm">Reincarnation</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_P17875_2">Write-up</A></U><SUB>2</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17875_2"></A></u> (as at 03/03/2018 00:11:31): Reincarnation</B><BR><br><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17875_3">Plug Note</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17875_3"></A></u><ul type="disc"><li>This is a sub-topic of <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">Life after death</A><SUP>4</SUP>, the others being:- <BR>&rarr; <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_979.htm">Immortality</A><SUP>5</SUP>, and<BR>&rarr; <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_97.htm">Resurrection</A><SUP>6</SUP>.</li><li>Reincarnation is really a sub-topic of the <a name="5"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1023.htm">Resurrection Chapter</A><SUP>7</SUP> of my Thesis as an alternative for post-mortem survival. </li><li>As well as difficulties from its undoubted non-instantiation, it suffers from even more philosophical problems from the perspective of personal identity than does resurrection itself. </li><li>I don t have <a name="22"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_264.htm">Stevenson (Ian) - Children Who Remember Previous Lives: A Question of Reincarnation</A>", or other work by Stevenson, though</li><li><a name="7"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5834.htm">Perrett (Roy W.) - Rebirth</A>" makes a case for the metaphysical coherence of the traditional Indian account of rebirth. </li><li>The topic is addressed negatively in the following works:- <ul type="square"><li><a name="23"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_205.htm">Edwards (Paul) - Reincarnation: A Critical Examination</A>",</li><li><a name="8"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20686.htm">Angel (Leonard) - Is There Adequate Empirical Evidence for Reincarnation? An Analysis of Ian Stevenson s Work</A>",</li><li><a name="9"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20685.htm">Ransom (Champe) - A Critique of Ian Stevenson s Rebirth Research</A>",</li><li><a name="10"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20681.htm">Smythe (Ingrid Hansen) - Objections to Karma and Rebirth: An Introduction</A>", and maybe</li><li><a name="11"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_04/PaperSummary_4064.htm">Penelhum (Terence) - 'Reincarnation'</A>". </li></ul> </li><li>Works on this topic that <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17875_8">I ve actually read</A></U><SUB>8</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17875_8"></A>, <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P17875_9">include</A></U><SUB>9</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P17875_9"></A> the following:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="12"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21456.htm">Almeder (Robert) - Death and Personal Survival: Evidence for Life After Death - Preface</A>", Almeder</li><li><a name="24"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_205.htm">Edwards (Paul) - Reincarnation: A Critical Examination</A>", Edwards</li></ol></li><li>A reading list (where not covered above) might start with:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="25"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6379.htm">Almeder (Robert) - Death and Personal Survival: Evidence for Life After Death</A>", Almeder<BR>&rarr; <a name="13"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21454.htm">Dilley (Frank B.) - Review of Robert Almeder 'Death and Personal Survival: The Evidence for Life after Death'</A>", Dilley</li><li><a name="14"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_06/PaperSummary_6059.htm">Ducasse (C.J.) - Survival As Transmigration</A>", Ducasse</li><li><a name="15"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6656.htm">Filice (Carlo) - The moral case for reincarnation</A>", Filice</li><li><a name="16"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_06/PaperSummary_6058.htm">Johnson (Raynor) - Preexistence, Reincarnation and Karma</A>", Johnson</li><li><a name="17"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_07/PaperSummary_7740.htm">Leslie (John) - Review of Paul Edwards: 'Reincarnation'</A>", Leslie</li><li><a name="18"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21963.htm">MacIntosh (J.J.) - Reincarnation and Relativized Identity</A>", MacIntosh</li><li><a name="19"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_07/Abstract_7584.htm">Martin (Raymond) - Review of Paul Edwards. Reincarnation: A Critical Examination</A>", Martin</li><li><a name="20"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21964.htm">Noonan (Harold) - The Possibility of Reincarnation</A>", Noonan</li><li><a name="21"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6661.htm">Walter (Tony) - Reincarnation, Modernity and Identity</A>", Walter</li></ol></li><li>This is mostly a <a name="6"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_737.htm">place-holder</A><SUP>10</SUP>. </li></ul><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P17875_2"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17875_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 (03/03/2018 00:11:31). </li><li><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_95.htm">Link to Latest Write-Up Note</A>. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P17875_3"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17875_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_P17875_8"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17875_8"><B>Footnote 8</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_P17875_9"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P17875_9"><B>Footnote 9</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="2018-08-13T13:22" pubdate>13/08/2018 13:22:21</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>