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Personal Identity

Disembodied Existence

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Footnote 1: Footnote 4: But there are worries whether disembodied existence is even coherent for concrete particulars.

Footnote 6: This may not be worth reading, if Lowe’s rubbishing review ("Lowe (E.J.) - Review of Peter Unger's - 'All the Power in the World'") is anything to go by.


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

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Cartesian Ego Death Homo Sapiens Physical Continuity  

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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
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References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Blose (B.L.) Materialism and Disembodied Minds Paper - By Subtopic Medium 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%
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) 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
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%
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 - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Unger (Peter) - All the Power in the World 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) The Problem of Our Unconscious Quality Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Unger - All the Power in the World, 2006, Chapter 9 No
Unger (Peter) Why We May Become Disembodied, But To No Avail Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Unger - All the Power in the World, 2006, Chapter 8 No



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