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Personal Identity

Fetuses

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Footnote 1: Footnote 12: Especially Chapter 6.

Footnote 13: This may be a bridge too far as Moreland & Rae’s view rests on the existence of Souls.


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Table of the Previous 3 Versions of this Note:

Date Length Title
18/12/2010 19:58:05 637 Fetuses
26/11/2007 23:25:26 869 Fetuses
12/08/2007 10:17:46 80 Fetuses



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04/08/2017 22:52:19 Fetuses Animalism

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Animalism Animalism - Objections Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Connectedness vs Continuity Constitution View - Objections
Embryo Fission Person Psychological Continuity Psychological View
Souls Zygote      

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Summary of Note Links to this Page

Aeon Papers - Summary Document Animalism Animalism - Objections, 2 Connectedness vs Continuity Constitution View - Objections
Embryo Metamorphosis Pregnancy Thesis - Current Stance Zygote

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Are Embryos Persons? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Persistence Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism - Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Connectedness vs Continuity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Constitution View - Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Embryo Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fetuses Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Metamorphosis Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Pregnancy Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Zygote Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

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Alexander (Denis) Science and Christian Belief 06.1 (April 1994) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Alexander (Denis) Science and Christian Belief 08.1 (April 1996) Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Alexander (Denis) - Science and Christian Belief 08.1 (April 1996) No
Alexander (Denis) Science and Christian Belief 10.1 (April 1998) Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Alexander (Denis) - Science and Christian Belief 10.1 (April 1998) No
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Embryos and Final Causes Paper - Cited Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics Yes
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Were You a Zygote? Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics Yes
Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. Human Life, Action and Ethics Book - By Subtopic Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. - Human Life, Action and Ethics 10%
Archard (David) Procreating Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 14 8%
Archard (David) Wrongful Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy - 79, Jul2004, Issue 309, p403-420, 18p No
Beckwith (Francis J.) Defending Abortion Philosophically: A Review of David Boonin's A Defense of Abortion Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Apr. 2006, 31.2, pp. 177-203 No
Brody (Baruch) Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Brody (Baruch) - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View 5%
Brody (Baruch) Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life: Epilogue Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Brody - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View, 1975, Epilogue Yes
Brody (Baruch) Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life: Introduction Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Brody - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View, 1975, Introduction Yes
Brueckner (Anthony) & Fischer (John Martin) Being Born Earlier Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 76, Number 1, March 1998, pp. 110-114(5) Vol. 76, No 1, pp. 110-114; March 1998 No
Brueckner (Anthony) & Fischer (John Martin) The Asymmetry of Early Death and Late Birth Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 71, 1993, pp. 327-331 No
Chisholm (Roderick) Coming Into Being and Passing Away: Can the Metaphysician Help? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Spicker, 'Philosophical medical ethics, its nature and significance', 1977 No
Damschen (Gregor), Gomez-Lobo (Alfonso) & Schonecker (Dieter) Sixteen Days? A Reply to B. Smith and B. Brogaard on the Beginning of Human Individuals Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Apr. 2006, 31.2, pp. 165-175 17%
Diamond (James J.) Abortion, Animation, and Biological Hominization Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Theological Studies 1975 Jun;36(2):305-24. No
Engelhardt (H. Tristram) The Ontology of Abortion Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Ethics, 84, No. 3, Apr., 1974, pp. 217-234 No
English (Jane) Abortion and the Concept of a Person Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Canadian Journal of Philosophy, V, Oct. 1975, pp. 233-243 No
Feldman (Fred) Abortion and the Failure to Conceive Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 12 Yes
Feldman (Fred) Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Feldman (Fred) - Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death Yes
Finn (Suki) Bun or bump? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Aeon, 27 July, 2017 Yes
Flower (Michael J.) Neuromaturation and the Moral Status of Human Fetal Life Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, 1985 Aug;10(3):237-51 No
Forrester (Mary) Abortion: Objections and Policies Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Forrester - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics, 1996, Chapter 15 No
Forrester (Mary) Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Forrester (Mary) - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics 7%
Forrester (Mary) Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 7%
Forrester (Mary) Should Fetuses be Extended Persons? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Forrester - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics, 1996, Chapter 14 No
Forrester (Mary) The Human Fetus: Introduction Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Forrester - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics, 1996, Chapter 13 No
Forrester (Mary) When Should We Bring New People Into the World? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Forrester - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics, 1996, Chapter 12 No
Forrester (Mary) Who Ought to Get Moral Consideration? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Forrester - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics, 1996, Chapter 6 No
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Grobstein (Clifford) - Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures 3%
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Grobstein (Clifford) - Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures 4%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: C-F Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 27%
Hershenov (David) Abortions and Distortions: An Analysis of Morally Irrelevant Factors in Thomson's Violinist Thought Experiment. Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Social Theory & Practice, Jan2001, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p129-148, 20p No
Hershenov (David) Olson's Embryo Problem Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 80, Number 4, December 01, 2002, pp. 502-511(10) No
Howsepian (A.A.) Lockwood on human identity and the primitive streak Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 38-41 17%
Jones (D. Gareth) Infanticide: an Ethical Battlefield Paper - By Subtopic Alexander (Denis) - Science and Christian Belief 10.1 (April 1998) No
Jones (D. Gareth) The Human Embryo: Between Oblivion and Meaningful Life Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Alexander (Denis) - Science and Christian Belief 6.1 (April 1994) No
Kazez (Jean) The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Kazez (Jean) - The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children 7%
Kazez (Jean) The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Kazez (Jean) - The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children 10%
Kenny (Anthony) Life Stories: When an individual life begins - and the ethics of ending it Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Times Literary Supplement, 2007 No
Kingma (Elselijn) BUMP: Better Understanding the Metaphysics of Pregnancy (B1) Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Southampton University Website Yes
Kingma (Elselijn) BUMP: Better Understanding the Metaphysics of Pregnancy (B2) Paper - By Subtopic Southampton University Website Yes
Kingma (Elselijn) Were You Part of Your Mother? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Mind, Forthcoming (as of July 2017) 78%
Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Totipotency, Twinning, and Ensoulment at Fertilization Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Apr. 2006, 31.2, pp. 139-164 No
Lee (Patrick) A Christian Philosopher’s View of Recent Directions in the Abortion Debate Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Christian Bioethics, Jan-Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p7-31, 25p No
Little (Margaret Olivia) Abortion, Intimacy, and the Duty to Gestate Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Sep., 1999), pp. 295-312 7%
Luper (Steven), Ed. The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Luper (Steven), Ed. - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death 5%
Luper (Steven), Ed. The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 5%
Marquis (Don) Why Abortion is Immoral Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 86, No. 4, Apr., 1989, pp. 183-202 No
McInerney (Peter K.) Does a Fetus Already Have a Future-Like-Ours Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 87.5, May 1990, pp. 264-268 No
Moreland (J.P.) & Rae (Scott) Body & Soul - Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 16%
Moreland (J.P.) & Rae (Scott) The Moral & Metaphysical Status of the Unborn: Abortion and Fetal Research Paper - Cited Moreland & Rae - Body & Soul - Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics, Chapter 7 No
Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) - The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy 3%
O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. Philosophy - 79/309 (July 2004) Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Philosophy - 79/309 (July 2004) 24%
Page (Edgar) Neonates, Persons and the Right to Life Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 1988-9; pp. 165-178 No
Shoemaker (David) Embryos, Souls, and the Fourth Dimension Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Social Theory & Practice, Jan2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p51-75, 25p Yes
Smith (Barry) & Brogaard (Berit) Sixteen Days Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Feb. 2003, 28.1, pp. 45-78 5%
Sterba (James P.) Abortion, Distant Peoples, and Future Generations Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 77, No. 7, Jul., 1980, pp. 424-440 No
Stone (Jim) Why Potentiality Matters Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Dec., 1987), pp. 815-829 No
Tacelli (Ronald) Were You a Zygote? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia , T. 62, Fasc. 2/4, Entre Razão e Revelação: A'Lógica' da Dimensão Semíta na Filosofia / Between Reason and Revelation: The 'Logic' of the Semitic Dimension in Philosophy (Apr. - Dec., 2006), pp. 889-899 11%
Thomson (Judith Jarvis) A Defense of Abortion Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 1, No. 1, Autumn, 1971, pp. 47-66 25%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fetuses Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Pregnancy Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tooley (Michael) Abortion Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 15 6%
Tooley (Michael) Abortion and Infanticide Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 2, No. 1, Autumn, 1972, pp. 37-65 No
Vehmas (Simo) Is it Wrong to Deliberately Conceive or Give Birth to a Child with Mental Retardation? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Feb. 2002, 27.1, pp. 47-63 No
Warren (Mary Anne) Do Potential People Have Moral Rights? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Jun., 1977), pp. 275-289 No
Warren (Mary Anne) On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion Paper - By Subtopic Monist, 57 (1973), pp. 43-61 No
Wilkes (Kathleen) Infants and Foetuses Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Wilkes - Real People: Personal Identity Without Thought Experiments, Chapter 2 Yes
Wilkes (Kathleen) Real People: Personal Identity Without Thought Experiments Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Wyatt (John) Ethical Issues in the Application of Medical Technology to Paediatric Intensive Care: Two Views of the Newborn Paper - By Subtopic Alexander (Denis) - Science and Christian Belief 8.1 (April 1996) No



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