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Personal Identity

Cartesian Ego

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Table of the Previous 5 Versions of this Note:

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14/07/2013 23:02:24 1635 Cartesian Ego
18/12/2010 19:58:05 613 Cartesian Ego
18/08/2009 20:39:50 603 Cartesian Ego
26/11/2007 23:25:26 277 Cartesian Ego
12/08/2007 10:17:46 166 Cartesian Ego



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03/02/2018 23:47:02 Cartesian Ego Souls

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Animalism - Objections Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Body Constitution Disembodied Existence
Dualism First-Person Perspective I Kinds Person
Psychological View Substance Unity of the Person What are We?  

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Summary of Note Links to this Page

Blackburn - Has Kant Refuted Parfit? I Research - Proposal Self-Consciousness Unity of the Person

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

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Blackburn (Simon) Has Kant Refuted Parfit? Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) What Does It Mean to Be Me? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cartesian Ego Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - I Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Self-Consciousness Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Unity of the Person Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Armstrong (David) Searles's Neo-Cartesian Theory of Consciousness Paper - By Subtopic Philosophical Issues, Vol. 1, Consciousness, 1991, pp. 67-71 No
Ayer (A.J.) Language, Truth and Logic Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Ayer (A.J.) - Language, Truth and Logic Yes
Ayer (A.J.) The Self and the Common World Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Ayer - Language, Truth and Logic, Chapter 7 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Beyond the Cartesian Self Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Phenomenology and Mind, 1(5):48–57, 2011 11%
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Christians Should Reject Mind-Body Dualism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Peterson (Michael) & Van Arragon (Raymond) - Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion, 2004 Yes
Block (Ned), Flanagan (Owen) & Guzeldere (Guven) The Nature of Consciousness Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Block (Ned), Flanagan (Owen) & Guzeldere (Guven) - The Nature of Consciousness 48%
Block (Ned), Flanagan (Owen) & Guzeldere (Guven) The Nature of Consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 48%
Bourgeois (Warren) Modern Philosophers' Views on Persons: The Renaissance and the Early Moderns Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Bourgeois - Persons: What Philosophers Say about You, 2003, Chapter 5 Yes
Bourgeois (Warren) Persons: What Philosophers Say about You Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 22%
Brink (David) Rational Egoism and the Separateness of Persons Paper - Cited Dancy - Reading Parfit, 1997, Chapter 6 No
Cargile (James) Review of Hintikka - Cogito, Ergo Sum: Inference or Performance? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Dec., 1968), pp. 615-616 Yes
Carruthers (Peter) Fragmentary consciousness and the Cartesian theatre Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Carruthers - Phenomenal Consciousness No
Carruthers (Peter) Phenomenal Consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Chalmers (David) How Cartesian Dualism Might Have Been True Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Website Yes
Cockburn (David), Ed. Human Beings Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 11%
Corcoran (Kevin), Ed. Soul, Body and Survival: Essays on the Metaphysics of Human Persons Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 18%
Dancy (Jonathan), Ed. Reading Parfit Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 23%
Dennett (Daniel) Consciousness Explained Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Dennett (Daniel) - Consciousness Explained 3%
Dennett (Daniel) Multiple Drafts Versus the Cartesian Theatre Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Daniel Dennett, Consciousness Explained, 1991, Chapter 5 No
Dennett (Daniel) The Cartesian Theatre and 'Filling In' the Stream of Consciousness Paper - Cited Block, Flanagan & Guzeldere - The Nature of Consciousness Yes
Dennett (Daniel) & Kinsbourne (Marcel) Time and the Observer: The Where and When of Consciousness in the Brain Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Block, Flanagan & Guzeldere - The Nature of Consciousness (Behavioral and Brain Sciences 15 (2): 183-247) Yes
Edwards (Paul), Ed. Immortality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 6%
Evans (Jules) Dissolving the ego Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Aeon, 26 June, 2017 Yes
Flew (Anthony) Merely Mortal? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Flew (Anthony) The Cartesian Assumption Paper - Cited Edwards - Immortality, pp, 220-224 No
Flew (Anthony) The Cartesian Turn Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Flew - Merely Mortal? 2000, Chapter 6 No
Fodor (Jerry) The Modularity of Mind: An Essay on Faculty Psychology Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Fodor (Jerry) - The Modularity of Mind: An Essay on Faculty Psychology Yes
Foster (John) A Brief Defense of the Cartesian View Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Corcoran - Soul, Body and Survival, Chapter 1 No
Garrett (Brian) Persons Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy. London: Routledge. Garrett, Brian (1998). Persons. Yes
Glover (Jonathan) Alternatives to the Ego Paper - By Subtopic Glover - I: Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity No
Glover (Jonathan) I: Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity Book - Cited Glover (Jonathan) - I: Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity No
Glover (Jonathan) The Ego Paper - By Subtopic Glover - I: Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity No
Grice (H. Paul) Personal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Perry - Personal Identity Yes
Griffiths (Paul) Modularity, and the Psychoevolutionary Theory of Emotion Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Lycan - Mind and Cognition - An Anthology No
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: C-F Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: C-F 31%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: G-K Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: G-K 29%
Harrison (Jonathan) The Embodiment of Mind or What Use Is Having a Body? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series, Vol. 74 (1973 - 1974), pp. 35-55 No
Hart (W.D.) & Yagisawa (Takashi) Ghosts are Chilly Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine No
Hawthorne (John) Cartesian Dualism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine No
Heyes (C.M.) Theory of mind in nonhuman primates Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (1): 101-134 No
Hintikka (Jaakko) Cogito, Ergo Sum as an Inference and a Performance Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Review, Vol. 72, No. 4 (Oct., 1963), pp. 487-496 11%
Hintikka (Jaakko) Cogito, Ergo Sum: Inference or Performance? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Review, Vol. 71, No. 1 (Jan., 1962), pp. 3-32 8%
Hintikka (Jaakko) The Cartesian Cogito, Epistemic Logic and Neuroscience: Some Surprising Interrelations Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 83, No. 1, Epistemology and Cognition, Part III (Apr., 1990), pp. 133-157 10%
Hoffman (Joshua) & Rosenkrantz (Gary) Souls and Bodies Paper - By Subtopic Hoffman & Rosenkrantz - Substance among other categories: Chapter 5, 1994 No
Honderich (Ted) Consciousness as Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract O'Hear - Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind No
Jennings (Carolyn Dicey) I attend, therefore I am Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 10 July, 2017 Yes
Kerr (Fergus) The Modern Philosophy of Self in Recent Theology Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Russell (Robert John), Murphy (Nancey), Meyering (Theo C.), Arbib (Michael A.) - Neuroscience and the Person No
Lemmon (E.J.) On Sentences Verifiable by Their Use Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 22, No. 4 (Mar., 1962), pp. 86-89 No
Lowe (E.J.) Real Selves: Persons as a Substantial Kind Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Cockburn - Human Beings No
Lycan (William) Mind and Cognition - An Anthology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Lycan (William) - Mind and Cognition - An Anthology 1%
Mackie (J.L.) The Transcendental 'I' Paper - By Subtopic Mackie - Persons and Values: Selected Papers Volume II, 1985 No
McMahan (Jeff) Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Jeff McMahan - The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life, 2002, Chapter 1 No
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract McMahan (Jeff) - The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life No
O'Hear (Anthony) Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) O'Hear (Anthony) - Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind No
Parfit (Derek) How We Are Not What We Believe Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Parfit - Reasons and Persons, January 1986, pp. 219-245(27). Yes
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Parfit (Derek) - Reasons and Persons Yes
Perry (John), Ed. Personal Identity Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Perry (John), Ed. - Personal Identity Yes
Peterson (Michael) & VanArragon (Raymond) Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) High Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 39%
Plantinga (Alvin) Materialism and Christian Belief Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine No
Russell (Robert John), Murphy (Nancey), Meyering (Theo C.), Arbib (Michael A.) Neuroscience and the Person Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) High Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Strawson (Galen) The Self? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Swinburne (Richard) From Mental/Physical Identity to Substance Dualism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine No
Thomas (Janice L.) Descartes' arguments for dualism Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Thomas (Janice L.) - Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Thomas (Janice L.) - Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cartesian Ego Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Descartes - Real Distinction Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tye (Michael) Consciousness and Persons: Unity and Identity Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Tye (Michael) - Consciousness and Persons: Unity and Identity 7%
Tye (Michael) Persons and Personal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Chapter 6 No
Valberg (J.J.) Dream, Death, and the Self Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Valberg (J.J.) Imagination and the Cartesian Self Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Valberg (J.J.) - Dream, Death, and the Self, 2007, Chapter 12 No
Van de Vate (Dwight) Strawson's Concept of a Person Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Southern Journal of Philosophy, 1969, 9-24 No
Van Fraassen (Bas) Transcendence of the Ego (The Non-Existent Knight) Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Ratio 17.4, Dec2004, p453-477, 25p 7%
Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) Persons: Human and Divine Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine 4%
Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) Persons: Human and Divine Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Wong (Hong Yu) Cartesian Psychophysics Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine 6%



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