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Personal Identity

Persistent Vegetative State

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04/07/2014 22:46:34 2515 Persistent Vegetative State
26/11/2007 23:25:26 84 Persistent Vegetative State
12/08/2007 10:17:46 80 Persistent Vegetative State



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11/03/2018 20:19:41 Persistent Vegetative State Clinical Observations

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Animals Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Baillie - What Am I? Daniel Dennett – Conditions of Personhood Fine - The Non-Identity of a Material Thing and Its Matter (Essay)
Human Beings Human Persons Olson - The Human Animal (Precis) Person Thought Experiments

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Abbreviations Animalism Animalism - Objections Brain Death Human Beings
Intermittent Objects        

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Persistence Paper High Quality Abstract   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
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Abbreviations Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalism - Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Beings Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Intermittent Objects Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Persistent Vegetative State Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 66%
Baillie (James) What Am I? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Chapter 4 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Brody (Baruch) Ethical Questions Raised by the Persistent Vegetative Patient Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. - Mar., 1988), pp. 33-37 Yes
Cranford (Ronald E.) The Persistent Vegetative State: The Medical Reality (Getting the Facts Straight) Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. - Mar., 1988), pp. 27-32 No
Dennett (Daniel) Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Dennett (Daniel) Conditions of Personhood Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dennett - Brainstorms - Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology, Chapter 14 Yes
Fine (Kit) The Non-Identity of a Material Thing and Its Matter Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind - 112/446 (April 2003) Yes
Lizza (John) Persons And Death: What's Metaphysically Wrong With Our Current Statutory Definition Of Death? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18: 351-374, 1993 No
Martin (Michael G.F.), Ed. Mind - 112/446 (April 2003) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 50%
McMahan (Jeff) Endings Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Jeff McMahan - The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life, 2002, Chapter 5 No
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Preface Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Jeff McMahan - The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life, 2002, Preface No
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract McMahan (Jeff) - The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life No
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Noe (Alva) - Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness 23%
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Noe (Alva) - Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness 34%
Olson (Eric) Precis of 'The Human Animal' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Abstracta Special Issue I – 2008 (Brazil) Yes
Olson (Eric), Etc. Abstracta Special Issue on 'The Human Animal' Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) High Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Persistent Vegetative State Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wikler (Daniel) Not Dead, Not Dying? Ethical Categories and Persistent Vegetative State Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. - Mar., 1988), pp. 41-47 No



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