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Personal Identity

Organisms

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Table of the Previous 3 Versions of this Note:

Date Length Title
04/07/2014 22:46:34 1468 Organisms
26/11/2007 23:25:26 84 Organisms
12/08/2007 10:17:46 80 Organisms



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11/03/2018 20:19:41 Organisms Animalism

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Animalism Animals Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Body Brain
Corpses Death Life Numerical Identity Sorites
Thought Experiments        

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Summary of Note Links to this Page

Animalism Animals, 2 Artifacts Biological Criterion Biological View
Bodily Continuity, 2 Body Body Criterion Brain Change
Corpses Cyborgs Dicephalus Essentialism Fission
Human Beings, 2 Life Metamorphosis, 2 Olson - Immanent Causation and Life After Death Ship of Theseus
Snowdon - The Self and Personal Identity Thesis - Chapter 02 (What are We?) Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) What are We?  

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Embryos and Stem­Cell Research Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3 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
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Mackie (David) Personal Identity and Dead People Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Moran (Alexander P.) Animalism and the Thinking Parts Problem Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Immanent Causation and Life After Death Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave 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 - Animals Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Artifacts Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological View Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Bodily Continuity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Body Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Body Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Change Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Corpses Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Cyborgs Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Dicephalus Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Essentialism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fission Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Human Beings Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Life Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Metamorphosis Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Organisms Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Ship of Theseus Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - What Are We? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Zimmerman (Dean) Can We Survive Our Death? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Ariew (Andre), Cummins (Robert) & Perlman (Mark) Functions: New Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology and Biology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Ariew (Andre), Cummins (Robert) & Perlman (Mark) - Functions: New Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology and Biology No
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Buller (David) Function and Design Revisited Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Ariew, Cummins & Perlman - Functions: New Essays in the Philosophy of Psychology and Biology, 2002 No
Cairns-Smith (A.G.) The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Cairns-Smith (A.G.) - The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor 2%
Cairns-Smith (A.G.) The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Cairns-Smith - The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor 3%
Hershenov (David) Organisms and their Bodies: Response to LaPorte Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 118, No. 471 (Jul., 2009), pp. 803-809 17%
Hershenov (David) Organisms, Artifacts, and Eliminativism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. (Resubmission Requested). 4%
Hershenov (David) Persons as Proper Parts of Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Theoria, 71:1, 2005, 29-37 17%
Horvath ( Christopher D.) Some Questions about Identifying Individuals: Failed Intuitions about Organisms and Species Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophy of Science, Vol. 64, No. 4 (Dec., 1997), pp. 654-668 No
LaPorte (Joseph) On Two Reasons for Denying That Bodies Can Outlast Life Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 118, No. 471 (Jul., 2009), pp. 795-801 No
Lizza (John) Persons as Human Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Lizza - Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death, 2006, Chapter 6 No
Lizza (John) Persons as Qualities or Phases of Human Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Lizza - Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death, 2006, Chapter 7 No
Lizza (John) Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Lizza (John) - Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death 4%
Lockwood (Michael) Of Persons and Organisms: A Reply to Howsepian Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 42-44 No
Madden (Rory) The Persistence of Animate Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Draft, obtained from Madden's webpage 4%
Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) Organisms, Groups, and Superorganisms Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Sterelny & Griffiths - Sex and Death - An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology, Chapter 8 No
Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) Sex and Death - An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) - Sex and Death - An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology 27%
Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) The Organism Strikes Back Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Sterelny & Griffiths - Sex and Death - An Introduction to Philosophy of Biology, Chapter 4 No
Symons (John) The Individuality of Artifacts and Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 2/3, The Concept of Organism: Historical, Philosophical, Scientific Perspectives (2010), pp. 233-246 No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Organisms Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wiggins (David) Activity, Process, Continuant, Substance, Organism Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Wiggins (David) - Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity 22%
Wiggins (David) Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Wiggins (David) - Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity 8%
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper - By Subtopic 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 Low Quality Abstract Wilson (Jack) - Biological Individuality - The identity and Persistence of Living Entities Yes
Wilson (Jack) Individuality and Equivocation Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 3, pp. 48-68 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Personal Identity Naturalized: Our Bodies, Our Selves Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 6, pp. 105-118 Yes



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