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Thought Experiments

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11/03/2018 20:19:41 3329 Thought Experiments
26/03/2014 19:24:58 1688 Thought Experiments
18/12/2010 19:58:05 1020 Thought Experiments
26/11/2007 23:25:26 924 Thought Experiments
12/08/2007 10:17:46 877 Thought Experiments



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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Concepts Descartes - Real Distinction    

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Abbreviations Aeon Papers - Summary Document Androids Animalism Artifacts
Brain Brain Criterion Brain State Transfer Brain Transplants Brains in Vats
Causality Cerebrum, 2 Clinical Observations Clones Commissurotomy
Contingent Identity Convention Counting Persons Cyborgs Dicephalus
Fission Fusion Indeterminate Identity Johnston - Human Beings Lewis
Methuselah Modality Multiple Personality Disorder Occasional Identity Organisms
Parfit Perdurantism Persistent Vegetative State Person Physicalism
Psychological Continuity - Forward Psychopathology Reduplication Objections Relative Identity Replication
Research - Focus Research - Proposal Ship of Theseus Siliconisation Sleep
Snowdon - The Self and Personal Identity Sorites Teletransportation Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Thesis - Current Stance
Thesis - Method & Form Thisness (Haecceity) Time Time Travel Vague Identity
Zombies        

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Agar (Nicholas) Functionalism and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Alexander (Ronald) A Major Problem With Parfit Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Alexander (Ronald) The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Alexander (Ronald) The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity: Conclusion Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Alexander (Ronald) The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract    
Baggini (Julian) Life-and-death thought experiments are correctly unsolvable Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Baillie (James) Methodology Matters Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity Book Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: In Conclusion Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: Preface Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Just What Do We Have in Mind? Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Review of 'Consciousness Explained' by Daniel C. Dennett Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Saving Belief: A Critique of Physicalism Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Technology and the Future of Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Beck (Simon) Back To The Self And The Future Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Yes
Beck (Simon) Let's Exist Again (Like We Did Last Summer) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Beck (Simon) Should We Tolerate People Who Split? Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Berglund (Stefan) Problems of Reductive Personalism Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Bermudez (Jose Luis) Aspects of the Self Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Blackburn (Simon) Review of Derek Parfit's 'On What Matters' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Blatti (Stephan) Animalism, Dicephalus, and Borderline Cases Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Blatti (Stephan) We Are Animals Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Bolton (Derek) Self-knowledge, Error and Disorder Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Bourgeois (Warren) Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: Nozick's Self-Makers Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Bourgeois (Warren) Persons - Philosophical Background: The Nature of Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Brennan (Andrew) Survival Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Brink (David) Prudence and Authenticity: Intrapersonal Conflicts of Value Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Brooks (D.H.M.) Strawson, Hume, and the Unity of Consciousness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Brown (James Robert) Philosophy of Mathematics: A Contemporary Introduction to the World of Proofs and Pictures Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Brown (James Robert) & Fehige (Yiftach) Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  
Bunzl (Martin) The Logic of Thought Experiments Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Burge (Tyler) Individualism and the Mental Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Burkeman (Oliver) Revolution in Evolution Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Burkeman (Oliver) The I in Mind: Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Burley (Mikel) Immortality and Boredom: A Response to Wisnewski Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Callender (Craig) Humean supervenience and rotating homogeneous matter Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Campbell (Scott) Can You Survive a Brain-Zap Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Chalmers (David) Absent Qualia, Fading Qualia, Dancing Qualia Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Chopra (Deepak) & Hameroff (Stuart) Can science explain the soul? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Christie (Thony) Galileo’s reputation is more hyperbole than truth Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Cohnitz (Daniel) Personal Identity and the Methodology of Imaginary Cases Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Cole (David) Chinese Room Argument Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Cole (David) Thought and Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Coleman (Stephen) Thought Experiments and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Coliva (Annalisa) Review of Gasser & Stefan, Eds. - Personal Identity: Complex or Simple? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Cooper (Wesley) Parfit, Heroic Death, and Symbolic Utility Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Crane (Tim) Perception Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Cross (Charles B.) Max Black on the Identity of Indiscernibles Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Dartnell (Lewis) Out of the ashes Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Dennett (Daniel) Natural Freedom Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Dennett (Daniel) Where Am I? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Dennett (Daniel) Why You Can't Make a Computer that Feels Pain Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Ehring (Douglas) Personal Identity and Time Travel Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Flanagan (Owen) & Polger (Thomas) Zombies and the Function of Consciousness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Francione (Gary) Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog? Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Frigg (Roman) & Hartmann (Stephan) Models in Science Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Gale (Richard) On Some Pernicious Thought-Experiments Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Self-consciousness Book Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Garrett (Brian) The Problem (of Personal Identity) and Its Place in Philosophy Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Gasser (Georg) Personal Identity and Resurrection: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
George (Rolf) The Tradition of Thought Experiments in Epistemology Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Gilead (Amihud) A Possibilist Metaphysical Reconsideration of the Identity of Indiscernibles and Free Will Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Haggqvist (Soren) Accommodation Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Haggqvist (Soren) Application Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Haggqvist (Soren) Holism Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Haggqvist (Soren) The Case Against Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Haggqvist (Soren) The Central Cases Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Haggqvist (Soren) Thought Experiments and Arguments Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Haggqvist (Soren) Thought Experiments In Philosophy: Introduction Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Harris (Henry) An Experimentalist Looks at Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Harris (Henry) Identity - Essays Based on Herbert Spencer Lectures Given in the University of Oxford Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Harris (Sam) Letter To A Christian Nation Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Hawthorne (John) Vagueness and the Mind of God Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) A Hylomorphic Account of Thought Experiments Concerning Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) A Puzzle about the Demands of Morality Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Hershenov (David) Abortions and Distortions: An Analysis of Morally Irrelevant Factors in Thomson's Violinist Thought Experiment. Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Hershenov (David) Are There Too Many Hylomorphic Individuals Thinking about this Life and the Next? Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Hershenov (David) Countering the Appeal of the Psychological Approach to Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) Explaining the Psychological Appeal of Viability as a Cutoff Point Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Hershenov (David) Misunderstanding the Moral Equivalence of Killing and Letting Die Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) Problems with a Constitution Account of Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hertzberg (Lars) Imagination and the Sense of Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hetherington (Stephen) Gettier Problems Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
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Hofstadter (Douglas) & Dennett (Daniel), Eds. The Mind's I - Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul Book Low Quality Abstract    
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Horowitz (Tamara) Philosophical intuitions and psychological theory Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Horowitz (Tamara) & Massey (Gerald J.) Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy Book Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Hossack (Keith) Vagueness and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Ichikawa (Jonathan Jenkins) & Steup (Matthias) The Analysis of Knowledge Paper Low Quality Abstract    
James (Susan) Feminism in Philosophy of Mind: The Question of Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Johnston (Mark) 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) What Is Found At The Center? Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Jubien (Michael) Is There Truth in Fiction? Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Kagan (Shelly) Immortality Part II; The value of life, Part I Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Kind (Amy) The irreducibility of consciousness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Kolak (Daniel) I Am You: The Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Kolak (Daniel) The Metaphysics and Metapsychology of Personal Identity: Why Thought Experiments Matter in Deciding Who We Are Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Laurence (Stephen), Margolis (Eric) & Dawson (Angus) Moral Realism and Twin Earth Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Lavelle (Suilin) Minds, Brains and Computers Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
LePoidevin (Robin) Travels in Four Dimensions: Further Reading Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Leslie (John) Universes Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Lizza (John) Persons as Qualities or Phases of Human Organisms Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Lizza (John) Persons: Natural, Functional, or Ethical Kind? Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Lockwood (Michael) Of Persons and Organisms: A Reply to Howsepian Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Manninen (Tuomas) Review of Alva Noe's 'Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Marshall (Richard) & Olson (Eric) Eric T. Olson: The Philosopher with No Hands Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Martin (Raymond) Self-Concern: An Experiential Approach to what Matters in Survival Book High Quality Abstract   Yes
Martin (Raymond) & Barresi (John), Eds. Personal Identity Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Moody (Todd C.) Conversations with Zombies Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Nichols (Shaun) & Bruno (Michael) Intuitions about Personal Identity: An Empirical Study Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Nida-Rumelin (Martine) Qualia: The Knowledge Argument Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Nowacki (Mark) Death stings back: a reply to Sorensen Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Animalism and the Remnant-Person Problem Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Human People Or Human Animals Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Papineau (David) Introducing Consciousness Book Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Papineau (David) Introducing Consciousness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Papineau (David) Naturalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Penrose (Roger) The Emperor's New Mind Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Perry (John), Ed. Personal Identity Book Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Petrus (Klaus), Ed. On Human Persons Book High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Polger (Thomas) Zombies Explained Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Price (Huw), Cave (Stephen), Iida (Fumiya), Etc. Preparing for the future: artificial intelligence and us: Part 1 Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Price (Marjorie) Identity Through Time Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Pritchard (Duncan) What do you know? What is Knowledge? And Do We Have Any? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Proust (Joelle) Epistemic Agency and Metacognition: an Externalist View Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Puhl (Klaus) Review of Klaus Petrus's 'On Human Persons' Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Read (Rupert) & Sharrock (Wes) Thomas Kuhn's Misunderstood Relation to Kripke-Putnam Essentialism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Richmond (Alasdair) Time Travel and Philosophy Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Robinson (Denis) Constitution and the Debate between Animalism and Psychological Views Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Robinson (John) Personal Identity and Survival Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Rovane (Carol) On the Need for Revision Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Schechtman (Marya) Empathic Access: The Missing Ingredient in Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Shoemaker (Sydney) Persons and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (Sydney) The First-Person Perspective Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Shoemaker (Sydney) Thinking Animals Without Animalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Sider (Ted) Review of Lynne Rudder Baker, Persons and Bodies Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) What Does It Mean to Be Me? Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Strengthening the Rejection of Transplant Arguments Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Sorensen (Roy) Are Thought Experiments Experiments? Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Sorensen (Roy) Conflict Vagueness and Precisification Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Sorensen (Roy) Fallacies and Antifallacies Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Sorensen (Roy) Kuhntradictions Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Sorensen (Roy) Mach and Inner Cognitive Africa Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Sorensen (Roy) Our Most Curious Device Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Sorensen (Roy) Scepticism About Thought Experiments Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Sorensen (Roy) The Cheated God: Death and Personal Time Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Sorensen (Roy) The Evolution of Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  
Sorensen (Roy) The Logical Structure of Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  
Sorensen (Roy) The Wonder of Armchair Inquiry Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Sorensen (Roy) Thought Experiments Book Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Sorensen (Roy) Thought Experiments: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Yes
Sturgeon (Scott) Zombies and Ghosts Paper High Quality Abstract 2  
Thomas (Janice L.) Criticisms of materialism - is the physical enough? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) Descartes' arguments for dualism Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) Functionalism Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) The bodily criterion Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) What matters for survival and the logical possibility of resurrection Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thompson (Brad) Moral Value, Response-Dependence, and Rigid Designation Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Abbreviations Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Androids Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Artifacts Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain State Transfer Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Transplants Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brains in Vats Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Causality Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cerebrum Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Clinical Observations Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Clones Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Commissurotomy Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Contingent Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Convention Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Counting Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cyborgs Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Dicephalus Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fission Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fusion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Indeterminate Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Lewis Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Methuselah Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Modality Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Multiple Personality Disorder Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Occasional Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Organisms Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Parfit Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Perdurantism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Persistent Vegetative State Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Person Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Physicalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychological Continuity - Forward Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychopathology Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Reduplication Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Relative Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Replication Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Ship of Theseus Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Siliconisation Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sleep Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sorites Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Teletransportation Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thesis - The Form of the Argument Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thisness (Haecceity) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thought Experiments Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Time Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Time Travel Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Vague Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Zombies Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
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Wiggins (David) Preface: Sameness and Substance Renewed Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
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References & Reading List

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Alanen (Lilli) Descartes, Conceivability and Logical Modality Paper - By Subtopic Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy, Ed. Tamara Horowitz & Gerald J. Massey, 1991 No
Alexander (Ronald) A Major Problem With Parfit Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Alexander (Ronald) - The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity, 1997, Chapter 9 No
Alexander (Ronald) The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 8%
Anapolitanos (D.A.) Thought Experiments and Conceivability Conditions in Mathematics Paper - By Subtopic Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy, Ed. Tamara Horowitz & Gerald J. Massey, 1991 No
Baggini (Julian) Life-and-death thought experiments are correctly unsolvable Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Aeon, 17 January, 2017 Yes
Baillie (James) Methodology Matters Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Chapter 5 No
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity 66%
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 66%
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: In Conclusion Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Conclusion Yes
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: Introduction Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Chapter 1 No
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: Preface Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Preface Yes
Bealer (George) Intuition and the Autonomy of Philosophy Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract DePaul & Ramsey - Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry, 1998 No
Bealer (George) Modal Epistemology and the Rationalist Renaissance Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
Beck (Simon) Back To The Self And The Future Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract South African Journal of Philosophy, Aug98, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p211, 15p; Yes
Beck (Simon) Let's Exist Again (Like We Did Last Summer) Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract South African Journal of Philosophy, 2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p159, 12p; No
Beck (Simon) Should We Tolerate People Who Split? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Southern Journal of Philosophy, 1992 30:1-17 No
Brennan (Andrew) Survival Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Synthese June 1984; 59: 339-362 No
Brook (J.A.) Imagination, Possibility, and Personal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly, 12.3, July 1975, pp. 185-198 No
Brown (James Robert) Thought Experiments: A Platonic Account Paper - By Subtopic Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy, Ed. Tamara Horowitz & Gerald J. Massey, 1991 No
Brown (James Robert) Why Thought Experiments Transcend Empiricism Paper - By Subtopic Hitchcock (Christopher) - Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Science, 2004 No
Brown (James Robert) & Fehige (Yiftach) Thought Experiments Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 1996-2014 6%
Bunzl (Martin) The Logic of Thought Experiments Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 106, No. 2 (Feb., 1996), pp. 227-240 No
Camp (Joseph L.) The Balad of Clyde the Moose Paper - By Subtopic Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy, Ed. Tamara Horowitz & Gerald J. Massey, 1991 No
Campbell (John) Berkeley's Puzzle Paper - By Subtopic Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
Campbell (Scott) Can You Survive a Brain-Zap Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Theoria, 2004; 70(1): 22-27 Yes
Cargile (James) Review of Tamara Horowitz & Gerald Massey 'Thought Experiments in Science and Philosophy' Paper - By Subtopic Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 54, No. 2, Jun., 1994, pp. 483-486 No
Chalmers (David) Does Conceivability Entail Possibility? Paper - By Subtopic Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
Cockburn (David), Ed. Human Beings Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 11%
Cohnitz (Daniel) Personal Identity and the Methodology of Imaginary Cases Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Petrus - On Human Persons, 2003 Yes
Cole (David) Thought and Thought Experiments Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies, Vol. 45, No. 3 (May, 1984), pp. 431-444 25%
Coleman (Stephen) Thought Experiments and Personal Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies. Mar (I) 2000; 98(1): 53-69 No
Cummins (Robert) Reflections on Reflective Equilibrium Paper - By Subtopic DePaul & Ramsey - Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry, 1998 No
Currie (Gregory) Desire in Imagination Paper - By Subtopic Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 10%
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit, Prologue Yes
Della Rocca (Michael) Essentialism versus Essentialism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
Dennett (Daniel) Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Dennett (Daniel) Where Am I? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dennett - Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology, Chapter 17 Yes
DePaul (Michael) Why Bother with Reflective Equilibrium? Paper - By Subtopic DePaul & Ramsey - Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry, 1998 No
DePaul (Michael) & Ramsey (William) Rethinking Intuition: Preface Paper - By Subtopic DePaul & Ramsey - Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry, 1998 No
DePaul (Michael) & Ramsey (William) Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry Book - By Subtopic DePaul (Michael) & Ramsey (William) - Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry 1%
Ehring (Douglas) Personal Identity and Time Travel Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies, Vol. 52, No. 3 (Nov., 1987), pp. 427-433 Yes
Falk (Dan) Armchair science Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 20 December, 2017 Yes
Fine (Kit) The Varieties of Necessity Paper - By Subtopic Gendler & Hawthorne - Conceivability and Possibility, 2002 No
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