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Persistent Vegetative State

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11/03/2018 20:19:41 4082 Persistent Vegetative State
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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03/09/2018 19:49:26 Persistent Vegetative State Clinical Observations

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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 Animals
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?
Bailey (Andrew M.) The Elimination Argument Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Corcoran (Kevin) The Stem Cell Challenge Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Cranford (Ronald E.) The Persistent Vegetative State: The Medical Reality (Getting the Facts Straight) Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Gert (Bernard), Lizza (John), Youngner (Stuart) & Chiong (Winston) Matters of 'Life' and 'Death' Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5 Yes
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Lizza (John) Persons And Death: What's Metaphysically Wrong With Our Current Statutory Definition Of Death? Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Luper (Steven) Posthumous Harm Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
McMahan (Jeff) Endings Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Preface Paper High Quality Abstract    
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Paper High Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Persistence Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5 Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Yes
Olson (Eric) Review of Lynne Baker's 'Persons And Bodies' Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: References Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Animals Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Constitution Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Ethics - Conclusion: Notes on Method Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Yes
Singer (Peter) Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics Book Medium Quality Abstract    
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
Van Inwagen (Peter) Plantinga’s Replacement Argument Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wikler (Daniel) Not Dead, Not Dying? Ethical Categories and Persistent Vegetative State Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Wyatt (John) Matters of Life and Death Book High Quality Abstract    



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Bailey (Andrew M.) The Elimination Argument Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 168 (2014): 475-482 56%
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 (Deane-Peter) Alvin Plantinga Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 9%
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
Corcoran (Kevin) Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 13%
Corcoran (Kevin) The Stem Cell Challenge Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Corcoran (Kevin) - Rethinking Human Nature, Chapter 4 7%
Cranford (Ronald E.) The Persistent Vegetative State: The Medical Reality (Getting the Facts Straight) Paper - Cited 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
Gert (Bernard), Lizza (John), Youngner (Stuart) & Chiong (Winston) Matters of 'Life' and 'Death' Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 36, No. 3 (May - Jun., 2006), pp. 4-6 Yes
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Monist, Vol. 89, No. 3, Coming into Being and Passing Away (July 2006), pp. 334-350 Yes
Lizza (John) Persons And Death: What's Metaphysically Wrong With Our Current Statutory Definition Of Death? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 18: 351-374, 1993 No
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Lockwood - Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine, 1987 Yes
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Lockwood - Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine, 1987 Yes
Lockwood (Michael), Ed. Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Lockwood (Michael), Ed. Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 43%
Luper (Steven) Posthumous Harm Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 1 (Jan., 2004), pp. 63-72 11%
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 - Cited 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
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 23%
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Paper - Cited 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) Persistence Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 2, pp. 22-41 Yes
Olson (Eric) Persistence Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 2, pp. 22-41 Yes
Olson (Eric) Precis of 'The Human Animal' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Abstracta Special Issue I – 2008 (Brazil) Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 1, pp. 7-21 Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 1, pp. 7-21 Yes
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) The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: Introduction Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Introduction, pp. 3-7 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: Introduction Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Introduction, pp. 3-7 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
Olson (Eric), Etc. Abstracta Special Issue on 'The Human Animal' Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) High Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
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 Ethics: A Brief Introduction Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 2 Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 2 Yes
Singer (Peter) Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Singer (Peter) - Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics 1%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Persistent Vegetative State Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Van Inwagen (Peter) Plantinga’s Replacement Argument Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Baker (Deane-Peter) - Alvin Plantinga, Chapter 8 Yes
Wikler (Daniel) Not Dead, Not Dying? Ethical Categories and Persistent Vegetative State Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. - Mar., 1988), pp. 41-47 No



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