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Personal Identity

Closest Continuer

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baillie (James) Identity and Survival Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Blatti (Stephan) Animalism, Dicephalus, and Borderline Cases Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Bourgeois (Warren) Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: Nozick's Self-Makers Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Cerullo (Michael A.) Uploading and Branching Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Clark (Andy) & Kuhn (Robert Lawrence) Aeon: Video - Andy Clark - Virtual immortality Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Coburn (Robert) Personal Identity Revisited Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Garrett (Brian) Fission Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Noonan, 'Best Candidate' Theories and the Ship of Theseus Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Extrinsicness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Self-consciousness Book Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Gasser (Georg) Personal Identity and Resurrection: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Hawley (Katherine) Fission, Fusion and Intrinsic Facts Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Heller (Mark) The best candidate approach to diachronic identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Mellor (D.H.) Real Time II: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Noonan (Harold) Reply to Garrett Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Noonan (Harold) The Only X and Y Principle Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Noonan (Harold) The Possibility of Reincarnation Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Noonan (Harold) Wiggins, Artifact Identity and 'Best Candidate' Theories Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Nozick (Robert) Personal Identity Through Time Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Animalism and the Remnant-Person Problem Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Immanent Causation and Life After Death Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Is Psychology Relevant To Personal Identity? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? What Now? Paper High Quality Abstract 2  
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Parfit (Derek) Nagel's Brain Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Parfit (Derek) The Closest Continuer Schema Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Yes
Robinson (John) Personal Identity and Survival Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Sheldrake (Rupert) A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Formative Causation Book High Quality Abstract    
Sheldrake (Rupert) The Sense of Being Stared At: And Other Aspects of the Extended Mind Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (Sydney) Persons and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 01 (Introduction) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 05 (Persistence and Time) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Exdurantism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Only 'X' and 'Y' Principle Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychological Continuity - Forward Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Reduplication Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Replication Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Teletransportation Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Twinning Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Valberg (J.J.) My Future Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Van Inwagen (Peter) Material Beings: Preface Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Zimmerman (Dean) Bodily Resurrection: The Falling Elevator Model Revisited 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 Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Baillie (James) Identity and Survival Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Chapter 2 No
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 45%
Blatti (Stephan) Animalism, Dicephalus, and Borderline Cases Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Psychology 20 (2007): 595–608 Yes
Bourgeois (Warren) Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: Nozick's Self-Makers Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Bourgeois - Persons: What Philosophers Say about You, 2003, Chapter 12 5%
Bourgeois (Warren) Persons: What Philosophers Say about You Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 15%
Cerullo (Michael A.) Uploading and Branching Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Minds & Machines (2015) 25:17–36 78%
Coburn (Robert) Personal Identity Revisited Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 15.3, Sept. 1985, pp. 379-404 No
Garrett (Brian) A Further Reply to Noonan Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 47, 1987, pp. 204-207 No
Garrett (Brian) Fission Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Garrett - Personal Identity and Self-consciousness, 1998, Chapter 4 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Noonan, 'Best Candidate' Theories and the Ship of Theseus Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 45, 1985, 212-215 No
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Extrinsicness Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 59, pp. 177-194, 1990 No
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Self-consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Gasser (Georg) Personal Identity and Resurrection: Introduction Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Gasser (Georg) - Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? 2010 Yes
Gasser (Georg), Ed. Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 95%
Hawley (Katherine) Fission, Fusion and Intrinsic Facts Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (forthcoming, issue dated November 2005) Yes
Heller (Mark) The best candidate approach to diachronic identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 65, Number 4, December 1987, pp. 434-451(18) No
MacIntosh (J.J.) Reincarnation, Closest Continuers, and The Three Card Trick: A Reply To Noonan And Daniels Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Religious Studies, Vol. 28, pp. 235-251. 1992 13%
Noonan (Harold) Against the Closest Continuer Theory Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Noonan - Personal Identity, 2003, Chapter 12 Yes
Noonan (Harold) Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Noonan (Harold) Reply to Garrett Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 46, 1986, pp. 205-211 No
Noonan (Harold) The Closest Continuer Theory of Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Inquiry 28, pp. 195-229, 1985 No
Noonan (Harold) The Only X and Y Principle Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 45, 1985, 79-83 17%
Noonan (Harold) The Possibility of Reincarnation Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Religious Studies, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Dec., 1990), pp. 483-491 56%
Noonan (Harold) Wiggins, Artifact Identity and 'Best Candidate' Theories Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 45, 1985, 4-8 17%
Nozick (Robert) Personal Identity Through Time Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Nozick - Philosophical Explanations - Metaphysics; The Identity of the Self; Chapter 1.I No
Nozick (Robert) Philosophical Explanations Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Nozick (Robert) - Philosophical Explanations 2%
Nozick (Robert) Philosophical Explanations Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 2%
Nozick (Robert) The Identity of the Self: Introduction Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Nozick - Philosophical Explanations - Metaphysics; Chapter 1 Yes
Parfit (Derek) Nagel's Brain Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Parfit - Reasons and Persons, Appendix D Yes
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Parfit (Derek) - Reasons and Persons Yes
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Parfit (Derek) The Closest Continuer Schema Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Parfit - Reasons and Persons, Appendix E Yes
Slors (Marc) The Closest Continuer View Revisited Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Croatian Journal of Philosophy 4 (3):387-402 (2004) 7%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Closest Continuer Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Only 'X' and 'Y' Principle Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Valberg (J.J.) Dream, Death, and the Self Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Valberg (J.J.) - Dream, Death, and the Self 1%
Valberg (J.J.) My Future Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Valberg (J.J.) - Dream, Death, and the Self, 2007, Chapter 22 No
Zimmerman (Dean) Bodily Resurrection: The Falling Elevator Model Revisited Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Gasser (Georg) - Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? 2010 Yes



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