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Personal Identity

Disembodied Existence

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17/08/2018 17:35:31 Disembodied Existence Souls

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Animalism Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Brains in Vats Souls Thesis - Chapter 02 (What are We?)
What are We?        

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Cartesian Ego Death Existence Homo Sapiens Physical Continuity

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Bacchiocchi (Samuele) Immortality or Resurrection? A Biblical Study on Human Nature and Destiny Paper High Quality Abstract 2  
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Death and the Afterlife Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Belshaw (Christopher) Review of Paul Snowdon's 'Persons, Animals, Ourselves' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Blose (B.L.) Materialism and Disembodied Minds Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Bourgeois (Warren) Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: Wiggins and Williams Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Cockburn (David) The Mind, the Brain and the Face Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Cooper (John) Body, Soul and Life Everlasting: Preface to the Second Printing Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Corcoran (Kevin) Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Corcoran (Kevin) Soul, Body and Survival: Introduction - Soul or Body? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Donnelly (John) Suicide and Rationality Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Drange (Theodore M.) Conceptual Problems Confronting a Totally Disembodied Afterlife Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Eales (Evan) Naturalism and Physicalism Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Edwards (Paul) Immortality: Introduction Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Gasser (Georg) Personal Identity and Resurrection: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Geach (Peter) God and the Soul (Analytical ToC) Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Gelernter (David) Mirror Worlds Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Graham (George) Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction - Preface Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Harrison (Jonathan) God, Freedom and Immortality: Preface & Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) & Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Purgatory Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Hick (John) An Irenaean Theodicy: Response to Critiques Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hick (John) Death and Eternal Life Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Hoffman (Joshua) & Rosenkrantz (Gary) Are Souls Unintelligible? Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Hospers (John) Is the Notion of Disembodied Existence Intelligible? Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Lakoff (George) & Johnson (Mark) Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought Book High Quality Abstract 2  
Lerner (Berel Dov) Review of 'Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction' by David Shoemaker Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Lowe (E.J.) Non-Cartesian Substance Dualism and the Problem of Mental Causation Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Lowe (E.J.) Review of Peter Unger's - 'All the Power in the World' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Madden (Rory) Externalism and Brain Transplants Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Merricks (Trenton) The Resurrection of the Body Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Olding (A.) Resurrection Bodies and Resurrection Worlds Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Souls 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, 34  
Penelhum (Terence) Immortality: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Yes
Penelhum (Terence) Personal Identity, Memory, and Survival Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Penelhum (Terence) Survival and Disembodied Existence Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Perrett (Roy W.) Disembodied Existence Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Peters (Ted) Resurrection of the Very Embodied Soul? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Puccetti (Roland) Conquest of Death Paper High Quality Abstract    
Quinn (Philip L.) On the Intrinsic Value of Human Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Quinton (Anthony) The Soul Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Rey (Georges) Meta-atheism: Religious Avowal as Self-Deception Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Sacks (Oliver) The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat Book Low Quality Abstract    
Sharma (Ramesh Kumar) Dreamless Sleep and Some Related Philosophical Issues Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (Sydney) Embodiment and Behavior Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (Sydney) Personal Identity: a Materialist Account Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Simons (Peter) Review of 'Kinds of Being: A Study of Individuation, Identity and the Logic of Sortal Terms' by E. J. Lowe Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Stewart-Williams (Steve) On the Origin of Afterlife Beliefs by Means of Memetic Selection Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Sturgeon (Scott) Zombies and Ghosts Paper High Quality Abstract    
Thomas (Janice L.) Descartes' arguments for dualism Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) Plato's Phaedo Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) The identity theory Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cartesian Ego Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Disembodied Existence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Existence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Homo Sapiens Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Physical Continuity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tye (Michael) On the Possibility of Disembodied Existence Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Unger (Peter) All the Power in the World Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Unger (Peter) Why We May Become Disembodied, But To No Avail Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Wright (N.T.) Shadows, Souls and Where They Go: Life Beyond Death in Ancient Paganism Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Wright (N.T.) Time to Wake Up (2): Hope Beyond Death in Post-Biblical Judaism Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Zimmerman (Dean) Can We Survive Our Death? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Blose (B.L.) Materialism and Disembodied Minds Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 42, No. 1, Sep., 1981, pp. 59-74 No
Carter (William) Plantinga on Disembodied Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Review 81, No. 3, Jul., 1972, pp. 360-363, pp. 360-363 No
Drange (Theodore M.) Conceptual Problems Confronting a Totally Disembodied Afterlife Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Martin & Augustine - The Myth of an Afterlife, Part 2, Chapter 12 No
Edwards (Paul), Ed. Immortality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 6%
Ellis (Brian) Australasian Journal of Philosophy - 61.3 (September 1983) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 83%
Hospers (John) Is the Notion of Disembodied Existence Intelligible? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Edwards - Immortality, pp, 279-281 Yes
Lowe (E.J.) Review of Peter Unger's - 'All the Power in the World' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 233 (Oct., 2008), pp. 745-747 Yes
Martin (L. Michael) & Augustine (Keith) The Myth of an Afterlife: The Case against Life After Death Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 15%
Olson (Eric) What are We? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 57%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Souls Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 7 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 38%
Penelhum (Terence) Disembodied Agency Paper - By Subtopic Penelhum - Survival and Disembodied Existence, 1970, Chapter 3 No
Penelhum (Terence) Disembodied Existence and Perception Paper - By Subtopic Penelhum - Survival and Disembodied Existence, 1970, Chapter 2 No
Penelhum (Terence) Immortality: Introduction Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Penelhum (Terence) - Immortality, 1973 Yes
Penelhum (Terence) Incorporeal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Penelhum - Survival and Disembodied Existence, 1970, Chapter 6 No
Penelhum (Terence) Survival and Disembodied Existence Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Penelhum (Terence) - Survival and Disembodied Existence No
Penelhum (Terence) Survival and Disembodied Existence: Preliminaries Paper - By Subtopic Penelhum - Survival and Disembodied Existence, 1970, Chapter 1 No
Penelhum (Terence), Ed. Immortality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 8%
Perrett (Roy W.) Death and Immortality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 2%
Perrett (Roy W.) Disembodied Existence Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Perrett - Death and Immortality - 1987, Chapter 6 No
Sacks (Oliver) The Disembodied Lady Paper - By Subtopic Sacks - The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, Part 1 (Losses), Chapter 3 No
Sacks (Oliver) The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Sacks (Oliver) - The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat 10%
Simons (Peter) Review of 'Kinds of Being: A Study of Individuation, Identity and the Logic of Sortal Terms' by E. J. Lowe Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Mind, New Series, Vol. 101, No. 403 (Jul., 1992), pp. 581-582 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Disembodied Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tye (Michael) On the Possibility of Disembodied Existence Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy - 61.3 (September 1983) No
Unger (Peter) All the Power in the World Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Unger (Peter) Why We May Become Disembodied, But To No Avail Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Unger - All the Power in the World, 2006, Chapter 8 No



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