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Personal Identity

Vague Identity

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26/11/2007 23:25:26 84 Vague Identity
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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Indeterminate Identity Logic of Identity Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Thought Experiments
Vagueness        

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Existence Indeterminate Identity Logic of Identity Mereology Methuselah
Status: Priority Task List (2019: August) Status: Thesis Dashboard (2019: September) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Thesis - Current Stance Vagueness

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Akiba (Ken) Identity Is Simple Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Noonan (Harold) Indeterminate Identity, Contingent Identity and Abelardian Predicates Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Existence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Indeterminate Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Logic of Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Mereology Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Methuselah Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Vague Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Vagueness Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Van Inwagen (Peter) Précis of Material Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Akiba (Ken) Identity Is Simple Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 4 (Oct., 2000), pp. 389-404 20%
Balashov (Yuri) On Vagueness, 4D and Diachronic Universalism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy 83 (2005) No
Broome (John) Indefiniteness in Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan., 1984), pp. 6-12 33%
Burgess (J.A.) Vague Identity: Evans Misrepresented Paper - By Subtopic Analysis 49, 1989, 112-119 No
Burgess (J.A.) Vague Objects and Indefinite Identity Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies, Vol. 59, No. 3 (Jul., 1990), pp. 263-287 No
Cartwright (Helen Morris) On Two Arguments for the Indeterminacy of Personal Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Synthese 95, 1993, 241-273 6%
Chandler (Hugh S.) Indeterminate People Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 45, 1985, 141-145 No
Copeland (B. Jack) Vague Identity and Fuzzy Logic Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 94.10, Oct. 1997, pp. 514-534 No
Edgington (Dorothy) Williamson on Vagueness, Identity and Leibniz's Law Paper - Cited Bottani - Individuals, Essence and Identity, 2002 No
Eklund (Matti) Personal Identity, Concerns, And Indeterminacy Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Monist, Oct2004, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p489-511, 23p; No
Evans (Gareth) Can There Be Vague Objects? Paper - Cited Analysis, Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct., 1978), p. 208 Yes
Gallois (Andre) Indefinite Identities Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Gallois - Occasions of Identity, 1998, Chapter 9 No
Gallois (Andre) Occasions of Identity : a Study in the Metaphysics of Persistence, Change, and Sameness Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Gallois (Andre) - Occasions of Identity : a Study in the Metaphysics of Persistence, Change, and Sameness No
Garrett (Brian) Identity and Vagueness Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Garrett - Personal Identity and Self-consciousness, 1998, Chapter 5 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Self-consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Garrett (Brian) Vagueness and Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 48, No. 3 (Jun., 1988), pp. 130-134 No
Hawley (Katherine) How Things Persist Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Hawley (Katherine) - How Things Persist 8%
Hawley (Katherine) Indeterminism and Indeterminacy Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Analysis Vol. 58.2 (1998) pp. 101-106 No
Hawley (Katherine) Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Hawley - How Things Persist, Chapter 4 No
Hawley (Katherine) Vagueness and Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society CII (2001-2), pp. 125-140 12%
Heck (Richard) That There Might Be Vague Objects (So Far as Concerns Logic) Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Monist, Vol. 81, No. 2, Vagueness (April 1998), pp. 274-296 No
Heller (Mark) Against Metaphysical Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Noûs, Vol. 30, Supplement: Philosophical Perspectives, 10, Metaphysics, 1996 (1996), pp. 177-185 No
Heller (Mark) Vagueness and the Standard Ontology Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Nous, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1988 A.P.A. Central Division Meetings, Mar., 1988, pp. 109-131 No
Hershenov (David) The Thesis of Vague Objects and Unger's Problem of the Many Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Papers, 30:1, March 2001, 47-57 11%
Hershenov (David) Vague Existence Implies Vague Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Vague Objects and Vague Identity ed. Ken Akiba and Ali Abasnezhad, Springer. 2014 4%
Hossack (Keith) Vagueness and Personal Identity Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract MacBride - Identity and Modality, 2006, Chapter 10 Yes
Hull (Gerald) Bipolar Disorder: Horgan on Vagueness and Incoherence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Synthese (forthcoming) No
Jackman (Henry) Temporal Externalism and Epistemic Theories of Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 117: 79–94, 2004. No
Johnsen (Bruce) Is Vague Identity Coherent? Paper - By Subtopic Analysis 49, 1989, 103-112 No
Keefe (Rosanna) Contingent Identity and Vague Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 55.3, 1995, 183-190 No
Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) Vagueness: A Reader Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) - Vagueness: A Reader 19%
Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) Vagueness: A Reader Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 19%
Koslicki (Kathrin) The Crooked Path From Vagueness To Four-Dimensionalism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   No
Lewis (David) Many, But Almost One Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Lewis - Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology 8%
Lewis (David) Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Lewis (David) - Papers in Metaphysics and Epistemology 5%
Lewis (David) Vague Identity: Evans Misunderstood Paper - By Subtopic Analysis, Vol. 48, No. 3 (Jun., 1988), pp. 128-130 No
Lowe (E.J.) The Paradox of the 1,001 Cats Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Jan., 1982), pp. 27-30 No
Lowe (E.J.) The Problems of the Many and the Vagueness of Constitution Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 55.3, July 1995, pp. 179-182 No
Lowe (E.J.) Vague Identity and Quantum Indeterminacy Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 54, No. 2 (Apr., 1994), pp. 110-114 No
MacBride (Fraser), Ed. Identity and Modality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 7%
Miller (Kristie) Vagueness, Persistence and Indeterminate Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Erkenntnis (1975-), Vol. 64, No. 2 (Mar., 2006), pp. 223-230 11%
Monaghan (P.X.) Vague Objects and Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Metaphysica 5.1 (2004), pp. 59-66 No
Noonan (Harold) Indeterminate Identity, Contingent Identity and Abelardian Predicates Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophical Quarterly 41.163, Apr. 1991, pp. 183-193 No
Noonan (Harold) Vague Identity Yet Again Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis, Vol. 50, No. 3 (Jun., 1990), pp. 157-162 No
Noonan (Harold) Vague Objects Paper - By Subtopic Analysis, Vol. 42, No. 1 (Jan., 1982), pp. 3-6 No
Olson (Eric) Imperfect Identity Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106, Number 2, March 2006, pp. 247-264(18) Yes
Olson (Eric) Papers on Identity Boxes: Vol 13 (Olson) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 18%
Over (D.E.) Vague Objects and Identity Paper - By Subtopic Analysis 49, 1989, 97-99 No
Parsons (Terence) & Woodruff (Peter) Worldly Indeterminacy of Identity Paper - By Subtopic Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. 95 (1995), pp. 171-191 No
Prinz (Jesse) Vagueness, Language and Ontology Paper - By Subtopic The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Website No
Sainsbury (Mark) Tolerating Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series, Vol. 89 (1988 - 1989), pp. 33-48 No
Sainsbury (Mark) What Is a Vague Object? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Analysis 49, 1989, 99-103 No
Sider (Ted) Against Vague Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies, May 2003; 114(1-2): 135-146 25%
Smith (Nicholas J.J.) A Plea For Things That Aren't Quite All There, or, Is There a Problem about Vague Composition and Vague Existence? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy (forthcoming) No
Stalnaker (Robert) Vague Identity Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Stalnaker - Ways a World Might Be, Chapter 7 17%
Stalnaker (Robert) Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Stalnaker (Robert) - Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays 1%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Vague Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tye (Michael) Vague Objects Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 99, No. 396, Oct., 1990, pp. 535-557 No
Van Inwagen (Peter) How To Reason About Vague Objects Paper - By Subtopic Noûs, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1986 A. P. A. Central Division Meetings (Mar., 1986), pp. 72-73 No
Van Inwagen (Peter) Material Beings Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) - Material Beings 40%
Van Inwagen (Peter) Material Beings Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 40%
Van Inwagen (Peter) The Problem of the Many and the Vagueness of Composition Paper - By Subtopic Van Inwagen - Material Beings; 1990; Ch. 17 No
Van Inwagen (Peter) The Vagueness of Existence Paper - By Subtopic Van Inwagen - Material Beings; 1990; Ch. 19 No
Van Inwagen (Peter) The Vagueness of Identity Paper - Cited Van Inwagen - Material Beings; 1990; Ch. 18 No
Varzi (Achille) Vagueness, Indiscernibility, and Pragmatics: Comments on Burns Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Southern Journal of Philosophy 33 Supplement (1995), 49-62 No
Williams (J. Robbie G.) Multiple Actualities and Ontically Vague Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 230, Special Issue: Existence and Identity (Jan., 2008), pp. 134-154 11%
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness 5%
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness in the World Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness, Chapter 9 No
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness, Identity and Leibniz's Law Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Bottani - Individuals, Essence and Identity, 2002 15%
Woodruff (Peter) & Parsons (Terence) Indeterminancy of Identity of Objects and Sets Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 11, Mind, Causation, and World (1997), pp. 321-348 4%
Zimmerman (Dean) & Gendler (Tamar Szabo), Eds. Monist Special Issue: Personal Identity Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Zimmerman (Dean) & Gendler (Tamar Szabo), Eds. - Monist Special Issue: Personal Identity 2%



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