<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>I Am You: The Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics (Kolak (Daniel)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../BookSummary_6389.htm">I Am You: The Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3><A HREF = "../../../Authors/K/Author_Kolak (Daniel).htm">Kolak (Daniel)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =3>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BookCitings_6389.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Book</A></td><td><A HREF = "../BooksToNotes_6389.htm">Notes Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><U>Contents</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">Preliminary Acknowledgments  xiii <li><b>PERSONAL BORDERS</b>  1<ul type="disc"><li>1.1 <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_77.htm">Individuation</A><SUP>1</SUP>, Identification, and Identity: Take One  1</li><li>1.2 Closed Individualism, Empty Individualism, and Open Individualism: The Three Views of Personal Identity  6</li><li>1.3 Philosophical Explanations  22</li><li>1.4 The Apparent Excluders of the Open Individual View Of Personal Identity  24</li><li>1.5 Dissolving Our Boundaries  26</li><li>1.6 Philosophy Without Proof  30</li><li>1.7 Isn t Open Individualism Already Known to be False?  35</li><li>1.8 Consciousness and the Cosmic Towers: a Parable  36 </li></ul></li><li><b>BORDER CONTROL</b>  43<ul type="disc"><li>2.1 Apparent Excluder (1): The Fact of Exclusive Conjoinment  43<ul type="square"><li>2.1.1 Consciousness Explained: The Dream Analog As a Conceptual Boundary Dissolve of the Metaphysical Significance of the FEC Border  47<BR>&rarr; Consciousness Refined: The Dream Analog and I, The Subject-In-Itself  51</li><li>2.1.2 The Relata of the FEC Relation: Subject and Object, Three Caveats  55</li><li>2.1.3 World Boundaries and I, Take One; or, The One and the Many, Take Three: Letting the Nullteilig Out of Klein s Bottle  59</li><li>2.1.4 The Causal Barrier  60</li></ul></li><li>2.2 Apparent Excluder (2): Alter Subject Identification  61<ul type="square"><li>2.2.1 The Epistemological Barrier  62</li><li>2.2.2 In Search of Zombies: Is FEC + ASI An Inter-Personal Boundary?  63</li><li>2.2.3 Dream Analog II: Can a Person Be the Subject of More Than One (Disjoint) Set of Experiences Simultaneously?  67<BR>&rarr; Arguing With Myself Over Everything and Nothing: Non-pathological Phrenic Amnesia, Shuffled Memories, and Multiphrenia  72<BR>&rarr; Askew <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_121.htm">Modalities</A><SUP>2</SUP>: Weak (Closed World) Nonlocality, Strong (Many Worlds) Nonlocality, and Ultra-Strong (Open World) Nonlocality  75<BR>&rarr; Time and Consciousness: Some Objections to Dream Analog II  81</li></ul></li><li>2.3 Is the Dream Analog Self-Defeating?  86</li><li>2.4 The Problem of Other Persons: An Implication For the Problem of Other Minds  88</li><li>2.5 The Problem of Personal Non-Identity  91 </li></ul></li><li><b>PHYSIOLOGICAL BORDERS</b>  107<ul type="disc"><li>3.1 Moving Beyond Subjective Experience  109</li><li>3.2 Apparent Excluder (3): The Physiological Border  110<ul type="square"><li>3.2.1 Physiological vs. Psychological <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_77.htm">Individuation</A><SUP>3</SUP> and Identification: Does Matter Matter?  114</li><li>3.2.2 The Physiological Substance Dissolve  122</li></ul></li><li>3.3 The Persistence of Closed Individualism  127</li><li>3.4 <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_32.htm">Thought Experiments</A><SUP>4</SUP> About Persons  129</li><li>3.5 The Contemporaneous Physiological Dissolve  134 </li></ul></li><li><b>NEUROLOGICAL BORDERS</b>  143<ul type="disc"><li>4.1 The Bodily Dissolve  143</li><li>4.2 The Brain Dissolve  144</li><li>4.3 The Tie-Breaker Condition and The Closed Individual View  155</li><li>4.4 How Bizarre is Nozick s Tie?  160</li><li>4.5 Can Two Different Brains Be the Same Person?  163 </li></ul></li><li><b>SPATIAL BORDERS</b>  168<ul type="disc"><li>5.1 Can One Person Be Two Different Human Beings?  168</li><li>5.2 The Teletransporter  174</li><li>5.3 Apparent Excluder (4): The Spatial Border  178</li><li>5.4 Fission With Identity: Are You An Open Individual?  181 </li></ul></li><li><b>PSYCHOLOGICAL BORDERS</b>  196<ul type="disc"><li>6.1 Apparent Excluder (5): The Psychological Boundary  197</li><li>6.2 Personas, Personalities, and the Subject, Take Zero: Borges Nor I  199</li><li>6.3 Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quartic Identification: The Fourfold / Manifold  215</li><li>6.4 The Subject, Take One: Freedom From the Self  219</li><li>6.5 The Subject, Take Two: Self and Other  222 </li><li>6.6 The Subject, Take Three: Cogito, Ergo Quis Est?  229<ul type="square"><li>6.6.1 Self-Consciousness Explained: The Intuition of Personal Identity (I Am I)  230</li><li>6.6.2 Self-Consciousness Liberated: Averros Strikes Again for the First Time  237</li><li>6.6.3 The Self and I: Identity for Identity s Sake 240</li></ul></li><li>6.7 Dissolving Our Selves: The Analysis and Synthesis of Multiple Personality Disorder  245<ul type="square"><li>6.7.1 Personas, Personalities, and Selves: From a Metaphysical and Metapsychological Point of View  252</li><li>6.7.2 FEC, Emotions, and Metaphysical Reversal  255</li><li>6.7.3 Altering Ourselves Philosophically  257</li></ul></li><li>6.8 The Memory Dissolve  261</li><li>6.9 The Physiological Border Retreat  265</li><li>6.10 The Omni Dissolve: Daniel Kolak Through Krishnamurti Becomes Ann-Margret  268</li><li>6.11 Apparent Excluder (6): The Unity of Consciousness Dissolve 276 </li></ul></li><li><b>CAUSAL BORDERS</b>  299<ul type="disc"><li>7.1 Apparent Excluder (7): The Causal Border  299</li><li>7.2 One Small Step For Personkind  302</li><li>7.3 The Causal Dissolve  305 </li></ul></li><li><b>METAPHYSICAL BORDERS</b>  317<ul type="disc"><li>8.1 The Metaphysical Substance Border  317</li><li>8.2 The Soul Dissolve  319</li><li>8.3 Metaphysical Subjectivism  322</li><li>8.4 The Transcendent Illusion, the Transcendental Illusion, and the Third Copernican Revolution: A Brief History of Personal Metaphysics  336 </li></ul></li><li><b>IDENTITY BORDERS</b>  349<ul type="disc"><li>9.1 The Identity Dissolve, or, Is Cessation of Identity Death?  353</li><li>9.2 Is Reductionism True?  360</li><li>9.3 What Parfit s Combined Spectrum Argument Really Shows  366</li><li>9.4 Identity, Survival and What Really Matters  370 </li></ul></li><li><b>PHENOMENOLOGICAL BORDERS</b>  375 <ul type="disc"><li>10.1 The Lucid Dream Analog, the Intuition of Understanding, and the Paradox of the Dreaming Thinker  377</li><li>10.2 From a Phenomenological Point of View  391</li><li>10.3 The Phenomenal Self, the Phenomenal World and the Noumenal Subject: The Unspeakable Mode Of Being or, Silent No More  396</li><li>10.4 Sinn Beyond Borders  412</li><li>10.5 Quantum Phenomenology, Quantum Consciousness, and Phantom Identity  423</li><li>10.6 The Phenomenology of Survival and Identity: Empathy vs. Identity  435</li><li>10.7 Seeing Through Ourselves: Conceptually Extending the Borders of Experience  439</li><li>10.8 The Phenomenological Boundary  445</li><li>10.9 The Ghost in Hume s Labyrinth and the Continuous Phenomenological Dissolve  448</li><li>10.10 Drawing Ourselves Phenomenologically: The Man Who Mistook Himself For the World  452</li><li>10.11 Drawing Ourselves (Temporally) In Phenomenal Time: Being In the Specious Present  465</li><li>10.12 Drawing Ourselves (Spatially) Within the Phenomenal World: The Localization of Nonlocality  469</li><li>10.13 The Phenomenological Black Hole At The Center Of the Third Copernican Revolution Revis(it)ed: Drawing Ourselves Into the Center of the World  475</li><li>10.14 Drawing Ourselves Into the One Multiperspectival Reality, Or Restoring the Suppressed Z-Coordinate to Gdel s Universe: The Ultra (Open World) Nonlocality Interpretation of Personal Identity  481</li><li>10.15. Why Was Hume Not a Korsakoff?  487</li><li>10.16 Incarnation vs. Reincarnation  489</li><li>10.17 Dismembering Ourselves Through Our Remembering: Personal Identity, Multiple Incarnation and the Formal Phenomenological Analysis of Always, Never and Now  493 </li></ul></li><li><b>TRANSCENDENTAL BORDERS</b>  515<ul type="disc"><li>11.1 Climbing Kant s Ladder: From the Phenomenal Self to the Transcendental Subject  515 </li><li>11.2 J.L. Mackie, Zeno Vendler, and I: The Wittgensteinian Vessel of Life, All Aboard!  520</li><li>11.3 The New and Improved Transcendental Deduction: Phenomenology s Transcendental Subject and Brouwer s Creating Subject As The Open Individualist Noumenal Subject  523</li><li>11.4 The Brains of Daniel Dennett and the Myth of Double Transduction: Transcendental Consciousness Exposed  525</li><li>11.5 What Is It Like To Be the Transcendental Subject?  531</li><li>11.6 Nagel s Metaphysical Megalomania and the Subject Of the Universe: Playing the Wittgensteinian Game For Higher Stakes  533</li><li>11.7 Full Contact Philosophy: The Noumenal Touch  538<ul type="square"><li>11.7.1 Dream Analog III  538 </li></ul></li></ul></li><li><b>MORAL BORDERS</b>  552<ul type="disc"><li>12.1 Morality and the Separateness of Persons: From Sidgwick to Parfit and Rawls  552</li><li>12.2 Open Individualism, Empty Individualism, and Utilitarianism: Learning to Live With Ourselves  561</li><li>12.3 And Justice For No One: Rawls vs. Utilitarianism  566</li><li>12.4 The Game of Life and the Mathematics of Morality  571<ul type="square"><li>12.4.1 From the I Am You to the IMF: Open Metaphysical Capitalism  573</li></ul></li><li>12.5 The Aboriginal Position and the Veil of Knowledge: From Misery to Happiness  Toward a New Moral Calculus  574</li><li>12.6 The Original Position and the Veil of Ignorance  576</li><li>12.7 The Primordial Position and the Veil of Wisdom  578</li><li>12.8 Noumenal Ethics and Freedom  581</li><li>12.9 The Third Copernican Revolution and the Breakdown Of Metaphysical and Metapsychological Philopathology  586</li><li>12.10 Improper Dysfunctionality: Why We Harm Ourselves  598</li><li>12.11 The Conclusion of This Chapter  601 </li></ul><b>APPENDIX A: LOGICAL BORDERS</b>  606 <BR><b>APPENDIX B: SEMIOTIC BORDERS</b>  610 <BR>References  622 <BR>Index (names and subjects)  633 </li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><B>BOOK COMMENT: </B><ul type="disc"><li>Springer Verlag, 2004</li><li>Downloaded from <a name="W3299W"></a><A HREF = "https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-1-4020-3014-7" TARGET = "_top">Link</A> </li></ul></P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><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> </center> <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="2018-08-02T23:49" pubdate>02/08/2018 23:49:51</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>