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14/07/2019 18:05:46 1773 Organisms
11/03/2018 20:19:41 3073 Organisms
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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26/05/2020 21:51:50 Organisms Animalism

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Animalism Animals Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Body Brain
Brain Transplants Brains in Vats Corpses Death Life
Note Links Explanation Numerical Identity Plug Note Apologia Problem of the Many Sorites
Survival Thought Experiments Works Read - Explanation    

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Animalism Animals, 2 Artifacts, 2 Biological Criterion Biological View
Bodily Continuity, 2 Body Body Criterion Brain, 2 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 Teletransportation 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?
Atkinson (Thomas) N/A Author    
Bailey (Andrew M.) N/A Author    
Baker (Lynne Rudder) N/A Author    
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
Clark (Andy) & Kuhn (Robert Lawrence) Aeon: Video - Andy Clark - Virtual immortality Paper High Quality Abstract   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
Donald (Merlin) A Mind So Rare: 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    
Kaufman (Dan) The Resurrection of the Same Body and the Ontological Status of Organisms: What Locke Should Have (and Could Have) Told Stillingfleet Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Kingma (Elselijn) Were You Part of Your Mother? Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
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
Steinhart (Eric) Persons Versus Brains: Biological Intelligence in Human Organisms Paper Low 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 2 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 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Change Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 02 (What Are We?) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) 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 - Teletransportation Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - What Are We? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wilson (Jack) Personal Identity Naturalized: Our Bodies, Our Selves Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Zimmerman (Dean) Can We Survive Our Death? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Zimmerman (Dean) Theories of Masses and Problems of Constitution Paper Medium Quality Abstract    



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Andrews (Edgar) Life in a cake mixer: The origin of living organisms Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Andrews (Edgar) - Who Made God? Searching For a Theory of Everything, Chapter 13 20%
Andrews (Edgar) Who Made God? Searching For a Theory of Everything Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 37%
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) Embryos and Stem­Cell Research Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract UMass Magazine, Spring 2006 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Cited 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 - Cited 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%
Claxton (Guy) Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Claxton (Guy) - Intelligence in the Flesh: Why Your Mind Needs Your Body Much More Than it Thinks 28%
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 10%
Dainton (Barry) Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit, Prologue Yes
Difrisco (James) & Mossio (Matteo) Diachronic Identity in Complex Life Cycles: An Organizational Perspective Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Dupré, J. (ed.): Biological Identity: Perspectives from Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Biology, (History and Philosophy of Biology), Routledge, In press. 11%
Dorr (Cian) Merricks on the Existence of Human Organisms Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67(3): 711-718 17%
Frisen (Jonas), Etc. Retrospective Birth Dating of Cells in Humans Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Cell, Vol. 122, 133–143, July 15, 2005 Yes
Gasser (Georg), Ed. Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 95%
Haber (Matt) Colonies Are Individuals: Revisiting the Superorganism Revival Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract F. Bouchard and P. Huneman (eds), From Groups to Individuals: Evolution and Emerging Individuality, The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013) 6%
Henriques (Martha) Organisms might be quantum machines Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract BBC Website ("Earth"), 18th July 2016 Yes
Hershenov (David) Organisms and their Bodies: Response to LaPorte Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 118, No. 471 (Jul., 2009), pp. 803-809 17%
Hershenov (David) Organisms, Artifacts, and Eliminativism Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. (Resubmission Requested). 4%
Hershenov (David) Persons as Proper Parts of Organisms Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Theoria, 71:1, 2005, 29-37 17%
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Religious Studies, 43:2, June 2007, 237-242 Yes
Hershenov (David) Soulless Organisms? Hylomorphism vs. Animalism Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, Forthcoming 7%
Hoffman (Joshua) & Rosenkrantz (Gary) On the Unity of the Parts of Organisms Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Hoffman & Rosenkrantz - Substance: Its Nature and Existence, Chapter 4 No
Hoffman (Joshua) & Rosenkrantz (Gary) Organisms and Natural Kinds Paper - Cited Hoffman & Rosenkrantz - Substance: Its Nature and Existence, Appendix No
Hoffman (Joshua) & Rosenkrantz (Gary) Substance: Its Nature and Existence Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Horvath ( Christopher D.) Some Questions about Identifying Individuals: Failed Intuitions about Organisms and Species Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Philosophy of Science, Vol. 64, No. 4 (Dec., 1997), pp. 654-668 No
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine 17%
Huneman (Philippe) & Wolfe (Charles T.) The Concept of Organism: Historical, Philosophical, Scientific Perspectives: Introduction Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Vol. 32, No. 2/3, The Concept of Organism: Historical, Philosophical, Scientific Perspectives (2010), pp. 147-154 33%
Kingma (Elselijn) Were You Part of Your Mother? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Mind (In Press, 18 December 2019) Yes
LaPorte (Joseph) On Two Reasons for Denying That Bodies Can Outlast Life Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 118, No. 471 (Jul., 2009), pp. 795-801 No
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
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract The Monist, Vol. 89, No. 3, Coming into Being and Passing Away (July 2006), pp. 334-350 Yes
Lizza (John) Persons as Human Organisms Paper - Cited 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 - Cited Low Quality Abstract Lizza - Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death, 2006, Chapter 7 No
Lizza (John) Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Lockwood (Michael) Of Persons and Organisms: A Reply to Howsepian Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 23, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 42-44 No
Mackie (David) Personal Identity and Dead People Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 95, Number 3, September 1999, pp. 219-242(24). Yes
Madden (Rory) The Persistence of Animate Organisms Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Draft, obtained from Madden's webpage 4%
Martin (L. Michael) & Augustine (Keith) The Myth of an Afterlife: The Case against Life After Death Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 15%
Moran (Alexander P.) Animalism and the Thinking Parts Problem Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Personal website. 17%
Noble (Raymond) & Noble (Denis) Harnessing stochasticity: How do organisms make choices? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Chaos 28, 106309 (2018), Published Online: 09 October 2018 No
Olson (Eric) Immanent Causation and Life After Death Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Gasser (Georg) - Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? 2010 Yes
Olson (Eric) Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Martin & Augustine - The Myth of an Afterlife, Part 2, Chapter 19, 2015: 409-423 Yes
Pradeu (Thomas) What is An Organism? An Immunological Answer Paper - Cited 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. 247-267 17%
Smith (Barry) & Varzi (Achille) Fiat and Bona Fide Boundaries Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 60, No. 2 (Mar., 2000), pp. 401-420 11%
Smith (Barry) & Varzi (Achille) The Niche Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Noûs, Vol. 33, No. 2 (Jun., 1999), pp. 214-238 5%
Steinhart (Eric) Persons Versus Brains: Biological Intelligence in Human Organisms Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Biology and Philosophy, Volume 16, Number 1, January 2001, pp. 3-27(25). Yes
Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) Organisms, Groups, and Superorganisms Paper - Cited 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 - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 27%
Sterelny (Kim) & Griffiths (Paul) The Organism Strikes Back Paper - Cited 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 - Cited 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
Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) Persons: Human and Divine Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 5%
Wiggins (David) Activity, Process, Continuant, Substance, Organism Paper - Cited 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 - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 13%
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) Ontological Butchery: Organism Concepts and Biological Generalizations Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Philosophy of Science, Vol. 67, Supplement. Proceedings of the 1998 Biennial Meetings of the Philosophy of Science Association. Part II: Symposia Papers (Sep., 2000), pp. S301-S311 17%
Wilson (Jack) Personal Identity Naturalized: Our Bodies, Our Selves Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 6, pp. 105-118 Yes
Wilson (Robert A.) & Barker (Matthew) The Biological Notion of Individual Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, First published Thu Aug 9, 2007; substantive revision Sat Jan 12, 2013 5%
Zimmerman (Dean) Theories of Masses and Problems of Constitution Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Review, vol. civ (1995), pp. 53–110 No



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