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05/04/2016 23:19:41 3060 Human Beings
18/12/2010 19:58:05 227 Human Beings
26/11/2007 23:25:26 215 Human Beings
12/08/2007 10:17:46 80 Human Beings



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27/02/2018 23:58:34 Human Beings Animalism

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Animalism Animalists Animals Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Baker
Body Brain Brain Transplants Brains in Vats Constitution
Constitution View Dualism First-Person Perspective Homo Sapiens Human Persons
Olson Organisms Persistent Vegetative State Person Phase Sortals
Psychological View What Matters      

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Animalism Artifacts Biological Criterion Brain Criterion Brain Death
Brain State Transfer Clinical Observations Consciousness Counting Persons Cyborgs
Death Degrees of Personhood First-Person Perspective Forensic Property Human Animals
Human Persons Johnston - Human Beings, 2 Language of Thought Makropulos Case Metamorphosis
Methuselah Multiple Personality Disorder Non-Human Persons Ontology Persistent Vegetative State
Person, 2 Phase Sortals Physicalism Psychological Continuity - Forward Psychological View
Sortals Status: Thesis Dashboard (2018: April) Strawson - Why I Have No Future Thesis - Chapter 02 (What are We?) Thesis - Current Stance
Wantons What are We?      

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

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Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Claxton (Guy) Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Artifacts Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain State Transfer Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Clinical Observations Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Consciousness Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Counting Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cyborgs Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Degrees of Personhood Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - First-Person Perspective Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Forensic Property Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Animals Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Beings Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Language of Thought Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Makropulos Case Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Metamorphosis Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Methuselah Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Multiple Personality Disorder Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Non-Human Persons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Ontology Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Persistent Vegetative State Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Person Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Phase Sortals Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Physicalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychological Continuity - Forward Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychological View Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sortals Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Wantons Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - What Are We? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Adams (E.M.) On Being a Human Being Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Pluralist, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Spring 2007), pp. 1-15 17%
Alland (Alexander) To Be Human: An Introduction to Anthropology Book - By Subtopic Alland (Alexander) - To Be Human: An Introduction to Anthropology No
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Analytical Philosophy and the Spirituality of Man Paper - By Subtopic Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics No
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Human Essence Paper - Cited Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics No
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Knowledge and Reverence for Human Life Paper - By Subtopic Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics No
Anscombe (G.E.M.) The Dignity of the Human Being Paper - Cited Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics No
Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. Human Life, Action and Ethics Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. - Human Life, Action and Ethics 10%
Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. Human Life, Action and Ethics Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 10%
Bambrough (Renford), Ed. Philosophy - 67/262 (October 1992) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Barkow (Jerome), Cosmides (Leda) & Tooby (John), Eds. The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture Book - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Barkow (Jerome), Cosmides (Leda) & Tooby (John), Eds. - The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture 2%
Belshaw (Christopher) Review of 'Persons, Humanity, and the Definition of Death' by John Lizza Paper - By Subtopic The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 230, Special Issue: Existence and Identity (Jan., 2008), pp. 188-190 No
Blatti (Stephan) & Snowdon (Paul), Eds Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 21%
Carrithers (Michael), Collins (Steven) & Lukes (Steven) The Category of the Person: Anthropology, philosophy, history Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Carrithers (Michael), Collins (Steven) & Lukes (Steven) - The Category of the Person: Anthropology, philosophy, history No
Cherry (Christopher) Machines as Persons? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Cockburn - Human Beings No
Clark (Stephen) How Many Selves Make Me? Paper - By Subtopic Cockburn - Human Beings No
Cockburn (David) Language, Belief and Human Beings Paper - By Subtopic Birkbeck Philosophy Society, 23rd April 2002 No
Cockburn (David), Ed. Human Beings Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Cockburn (David), Ed. - Human Beings 11%
Cooper (John) Body, Soul and Life Everlasting: Biblical Anthropology and the Monism-dualism Debate Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Cooper (John) - Body, Soul and Life Everlasting: Biblical Anthropology and the Monism-dualism Debate 62%
Corcoran (Kevin) Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Corcoran (Kevin) - Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul 13%
Diamond (Cora) Response to McNaughton (On The Importance of Being Human) Paper - By Subtopic Cockburn - Human Beings No
Diamond (Cora) The Importance of Being Human Paper - By Subtopic Cockburn - Human Beings No
Douglas (Mary) Implicit Meanings: Essays in Anthropology Book - By Subtopic Douglas (Mary) - Implicit Meanings: Essays in Anthropology No
Dupre (John) On Human Nature Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Human Affairs, 2003 No
Egonsson (Dan) Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Egonsson (Dan) - Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human 2%
Egonsson (Dan) Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human Paper - By Subtopic Egonsson (Dan) - Dimensions of Dignity: The Moral Importance of Being Human 2%
Gillett (Grant) Young Human Beings: Metaphysics and Ethics Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Oderberg & Laing - Human lives : critical essays on consequentialist bioethics, 1997 Yes
Graham (Gordon) Review of David Cockburn's 'Human Beings' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Philosophy - 67/262 (October 1992) No
Green (Joel B.) Restoring the Human Person: New Testament Voices for a Wholistic and Social Anthropology Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Russell (Robert John), Murphy (Nancey), Meyering (Theo C.), Arbib (Michael A.) - Neuroscience and the Person No
Grunwald (Armin), Gutmann (Mathias) & Neumann-Held (Eva M.), Eds. On Human Nature: Anthropological, Biological, and Philosophical Foundations Book - By Subtopic Grunwald (Armin), Gutmann (Mathias) & Neumann-Held (Eva M.), Eds. - On Human Nature: Anthropological, Biological, and Philosophical Foundations No
Grunwald (Armin), Gutmann (Mathias) & Neumann-Held (Eva M.), Eds. On Human Nature: Anthropological, Biological, and Philosophical Foundations Paper - By Subtopic Grunwald (Armin), Gutmann (Mathias), Neumann-Held (Eva M.), Eds. - On Human Nature: Anthropological, Biological, and Philosophical Foundations No
Hanfling (Oswald) Machines as Persons? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Cockburn - Human Beings No
Heyd (David) Human Nature: An Oxymoron? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Apr. 2003, 28.2, pp. 151-169 No
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, Volume 84, Issue 2 (Feb 1987), 59-83 Yes
Johnston (Mark) 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. - Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 75%
Johnston (Mark) Reasons and Reductionism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Review, July 1992; 101(3): 589-618 12%
Lear (Jonathan) Aristotle - The Desire to Understand Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Lear (Jonathan) - Aristotle - The Desire to Understand 10%
Lear (Jonathan) Man's Nature Paper - By Subtopic Lear - Aristotle - The Desire to Understand, 1988 13%
Liu (Irene) Elevating Human Being: Towards a New Sort of Naturalism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy, Vol. 97, 2017, pp. 597 - 622 No
Lowe (E.J.) Real Selves: Persons as a Substantial Kind Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Cockburn - Human Beings No
Madden (Rory) Human Persistence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophers’ Imprint, Vol. 16, No. 17, September 2016 Yes
Madden (Rory) The Place of The Self in Contemporary Metaphysics Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person Yes
Madell (Geoffrey) Personal Identity and the Idea of a Human Being Paper - By Subtopic Cockburn - Human Beings No
McNaughton (David) Response to Diamond (On The Importance of Being Human) Paper - By Subtopic Cockburn - Human Beings No
McNaughton (David) The Importance of Being Human Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Cockburn - Human Beings No
Niebuhr (Reinhold) The Nature and Destiny of Man: A Christian Interpretation Book - By Subtopic Niebuhr (Reinhold) - The Nature and Destiny of Man: A Christian Interpretation No
Oderberg (David) Johnston on Human Beings Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, 86.3, Mar., 1989, pp. 137-141 Yes
O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. Mind, Self and Person Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 34%
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 3, pp. 42-72 Yes
Parfit (Derek) We Are Not Human Beings Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Blatti & Snowdon - Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, 2016: Part I, Chapter 2, pp. 31-49 33%
Post (John F.) Metaphysics and Human Being Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Post (John F.) - Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, Chapter 6 No
Post (John F.) Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Robinson (Denis) Human Beings, Human Animals, and Mentalistic Survival Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. - Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 29%
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%
Shand (John) Central Issues of Philosophy Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 34%
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 21%
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves - Introduction Yes
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Shand (John) - Central Issues of Philosophy, Chapter 9 Yes
Todman (Theo) Birkbeck Philosophy Society - 2001/2002 Programme Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Todman (Theo) - Birkbeck Philosophy Society - 2001/2002 Programme 2%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Beings Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. Life: The Human Being between Life and Death Book - Referenced Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. - Life: The Human Being between Life and Death No
Vannelli (Ron) Evolutionary Theory and Human Nature Book - By Subtopic Vannelli (Ron) - Evolutionary Theory and Human Nature No
Wolgast (Elizabeth) Personal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Investigations, Oct99, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p297, 15p; No
Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 9%



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