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Personal Identity

Thisness (Haecceity)

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03/08/2015 13:42:14 2543 Thisness (Haecceity)
26/11/2007 23:25:26 89 Thisness (Haecceity)
12/08/2007 10:17:46 80 Thisness (Haecceity)



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17/08/2018 21:59:02 Thisness (Haecceity) Logic of Identity

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Androids Animalism Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Brain Cyborgs
Leibniz Metamorphosis Properties Siliconisation Soul Criterion
Substance Thought Experiments Transhumanism    

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Johnston - Human Beings Leibniz      

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Actualism and Thisness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Allaire (Edwin B.) Another Look at Bare Particulars Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Armstrong (David) The Argument of Universals and Scientific Realism Vol. 1 (Nominalism and Realism) Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Ayers (Michael R.) Locke on 'Masses of Matter' Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Review of 'Contemporary Dualism: A Defense' by Andrea Lavazza and Howard Robinson, Eds Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Davis (Richard Brian) Haecceities, individuation and the Trinity: a reply to Keith Yandell Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Funkhouser (Eric) Notes on Adams, 'Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity' Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Johnston (Mark) 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
McCullough (Laurence) Leibniz’s Principle of Individuation in His Disputatio metaphysica de principio individui of 1663 Paper High Quality Abstract    
Moyer (Mark) Defending Coincidence: An Explanation of a Sort Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Rosenkrantz (Gary) Acquaintance Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Rosenkrantz (Gary) Haecceity: An Ontological Essay Book Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Savitt (Steven) Notes on Adams 'Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity' Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Stalnaker (Robert) Counterparts and Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Swinburne (Richard) Body and Soul Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Swinburne (Richard) The Nature of Souls; Their Thisness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Leibniz Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thisness (Haecceity) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Actualism and Thisness Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Synthese 49 (1981) 3-41 3%
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy. Jan 1979; 76: 5-26 17%
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Time and Thisness Paper - By Subtopic Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol XI) - Studies in Essentialism, 1986, pp. 315-329 No
Allaire (Edwin B.) Another Look at Bare Particulars Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Laurence & Macdonald - Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics No
Allaire (Edwin B.) Bare Particulars Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Laurence & Macdonald - Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics No
Armstrong (David) Reply to John Bigelow's 'Sets are haecceities' Paper - By Subtopic Bacon, Campbell & Reinhardt - Ontology, Causality and Mind No
Armstrong (David) The Argument of Universals and Scientific Realism Vol. 1 (Nominalism and Realism) Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Armstrong - Universals and Scientific Realism (Vol. 2: A Theory of Universals), 1978 Yes
Armstrong (David) Universals and Scientific Realism (Vol. 2: A Theory of Universals) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 7%
Ayers (Michael R.) Locke (Vol 2 - Ontology) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 25%
Ayers (Michael R.) Locke on 'Masses of Matter' Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Ayers - Locke (Vol. 2 - Ontology), 1991, Chapter 18, pp. 207-215 Yes
Bacon (John), Campbell (Keith) & Reinhardt (Lloyd) Ontology, Causality and Mind Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Bacon (John), Campbell (Keith) & Reinhardt (Lloyd) - Ontology, Causality and Mind 5%
Bailey (Andrew M.) No Bare Particulars Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 158 (2012): 31-41 11%
Bigelow (John) Sets are haecceities Paper - By Subtopic Bacon, Campbell & Reinhardt - Ontology, Causality and Mind No
Chappell (Vere) Particulars Re-clothed Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Laurence & Macdonald - Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics No
Chisholm (Roderick) Possibility without haecceity Paper - By Subtopic Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol XI) - Studies in Essentialism, 1986, pp. 157-163 No
Davis (Richard Brian) Haecceities, individuation and the Trinity: a reply to Keith Yandell Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Religious Studies, 38, Issue 02, June 2002, pp 201-213 12%
French (Peter), Uehling (Theodore) & Wettstein (Howard) Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol XI) - Studies in Essentialism Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) French (Peter), Uehling (Theodore) & Wettstein (Howard) - Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol XI) - Studies in Essentialism No
Funkhouser (Eric) Metaphysics, Spring 2014 Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 64%
Funkhouser (Eric) Notes on Adams, 'Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity' Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Funkhouser (Eric) - Metaphysics, Spring 2014 No
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper - Referencing 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) 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. - Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 75%
Johnston (Mark) Manifest Kinds Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 94, No. 11 (Nov., 1997), pp. 564-583 17%
Jubien (Michael) Ontology, Modality, and the Fallacy of Reference Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Jubien (Michael) Some Properties of Things Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Jubien - Ontology, Modality, and the Fallacy of Reference, 1993, Chapter 3 No
Laurence (Stephen) & Macdonald (Cynthia), Eds. Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Laurence (Stephen) & Macdonald (Cynthia), Eds. - Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics 1%
Laurence (Stephen) & Macdonald (Cynthia), Eds. Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Loux (Michael) Concrete Particulars I: Substrata, Bundles, and Substances Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Loux - Metaphysics - A Contemporary Introduction, 2002, Chapter 3 8%
Loux (Michael) Metaphysics - A Contemporary Introduction Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Loux (Michael) - Metaphysics - A Contemporary Introduction 5%
Moyer (Mark) Defending Coincidence: An Explanation of a Sort Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Unpublished draft, 2003 3%
Oderberg (David) Predicate Logic and Bare Particulars Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract D.S. Oderberg (ed.), The Old New Logic: Essays on the Philosophy of Fred Sommers (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005): 183-210 No
Rosenkrantz (Gary) Haecceity - Introductory Preliminaries Paper - By Subtopic Rosenkrantz - Haecceity: An Ontological Essay, 1993, Chapter 1 No
Rosenkrantz (Gary) Haecceity - Preface Paper - By Subtopic Rosenkrantz - Haecceity: An Ontological Essay, 1993, Preface No
Rosenkrantz (Gary) Haecceity: An Ontological Essay Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Rosenkrantz (Gary) - Haecceity: An Ontological Essay 0%
Rosenkrantz (Gary) The Problem of Individuation Paper - By Subtopic Rosenkrantz - Haecceity: An Ontological Essay, 1993, Chapter 2 No
Salmon (Nathan) Cross-World Identification and Stipulation Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Appendix 5 No
Salmon (Nathan) Reference and Essence Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Salmon (Nathan) - Reference and Essence 6%
Savitt (Steven) Notes on Adams 'Primitive Thisness and Primitive Identity' Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Personal Page, University of Columbia Website 17%
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 1 Yes
Sider (Ted) Bare Particulars Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Perspectives 20 (2006), 387–97 33%
Skow (Bradford) Haecceitism, Anti-Haecceitism and Possible Worlds Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 230, Special Issue: Existence and Identity (Jan., 2008), pp. 98-107 22%
Stalnaker (Robert) Counterparts and Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stalnaker - Ways a World Might Be, Chapter 6 No
Stalnaker (Robert) Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Swinburne (Richard) Body and Soul Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Evolution of the Soul, February 1997, Chapter 8, pp. 145-161(17). No
Swinburne (Richard) The Evolution of the Soul Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Swinburne (Richard) The Nature of Souls; Their Thisness Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Evolution of the Soul, February 1997, Appendix D, pp. 333-344(12) No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Thisness (Haecceity) Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 1, pp. 1-21 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 1, pp. 1-21 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Biological Individuality - The identity and Persistence of Living Entities Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Wilson (Jack) Biological Individuality - The identity and Persistence of Living Entities Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 9%
Zimmerman (Dean), Ed. Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 3 Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 9%



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