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Existence

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30/11/2019 22:58:05 Existence Ontology

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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Disembodied Existence Intermittent Objects Logic of Identity Modality
Nihilism Note Links Explanation Ontological Argument Ontology Persistence
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Convention Kurtz - Persistence (Introduction) Properties Status: Personal Identity (2020 - September) Status: Priority Task List (2020 - November)
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Kurtz (Roxanne) Introduction to Persistence: What’s the Problem? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Tammet (Daniel) N/A Author High Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Convention Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Existence Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Properties Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Adams (Robert Merrihew) Has It Been Proved That All Real Existence Is Contingent? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 8, No. 3 (Jul., 1971), pp. 284-291 Yes
Aune (Bruce) Existence Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Aune (Bruce) - Metaphysics: The Elements, Chapter 2 5%
Aune (Bruce) Metaphysics: The Elements Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 4%
Ayer (A.J.) Logic and Existence Paper - Cited Ayer - The Central Questions of Philosophy No
Ayer (A.J.) The Central Questions of Philosophy Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Azzouni (Jody) Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Azzouni (Jody) - Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism 3%
Azzouni (Jody) Posits and Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Azzoumi - Deflating Existential Consequence: A Case for Nominalism, 2004, Chapter 7 No
Bartholomew (David) Is God's Existence Probable? Paper - By Subtopic Bartholomew - Uncertain Belief - Is it Rational to be a Christian No
Bartholomew (David) Uncertain Belief - Is it Rational to be a Christian Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Bartholomew (David) - Uncertain Belief - Is it Rational to be a Christian No
Beck (Simon) Let's Exist Again (Like We Did Last Summer) Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract South African Journal of Philosophy, 2001, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p159, 12p; No
Bednarowski (W.) The Riddle of Existence Paper - Cited Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes, Vol. 50, 1976, pp. 267-289 No
Burke (Michael) Cohabitation, Stuff and Intermittent Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Mind, 89, No. 355, Jul., 1980, pp. 391-405 No
Burke (Michael) Introduction to Existence Paper - Cited Hales (Steven D.), Ed. - Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings No
Butchvarov (Panayot) Being Qua Being Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 5%
Butchvarov (Panayot) Existence Paper - Cited Butchvarov - Being Qua Being, 1979, Chapter 4 No
Cartwright (Richard) Negative Existentials Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 57, No. 20/21, American Philosophical Association Eastern Division: Symposium Papers To be Presented at the Fifty-Seventh Annual Meeting, Yale University, December 27-29, 1960. (Sep. 29 - Oct. 13, 1960), pp. 629-639 No
Chisholm (Roderick) Intentional Inexistence Paper - By Subtopic Rosenthal - The Nature of Mind No
Crane (Tim) Brentano’s Concept of Intentional Inexistence Paper - By Subtopic Personal Website. No
Cusmariu (Arnold) Nonexistence Without Nonexistents Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 1978, 33: 409-412 No
Findlay (J.N.) Can God's Existence Be Disproved? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Flew & MacIntyre - New Essays in Philosophical Theology, Chapter IV.A Yes
Findlay (J.N.) Can God's Existence Be Disproved? Paper - By Subtopic Rowe & Wainwright - Philosophy of Religion Yes
Findlay (J.N.) God's Non-Existence: A Reply to Mr. Rainer and Mr. Hughes Paper - By Subtopic Flew & MacIntyre - New Essays in Philosophical Theology, Chapter IV.D Yes
Fitting (Melvin) & Mendelsohn (Richard) Existence and Actualist Quantification Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Fitting & Mendelsohn - First-order Modal Logic No
Fitting (Melvin) & Mendelsohn (Richard) First-order Modal Logic Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Fitting (Melvin) & Mendelsohn (Richard) - First-order Modal Logic No
Flew (Anthony) & MacIntyre (Alasdair), Eds. New Essays in Philosophical Theology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Flew (Anthony) & MacIntyre (Alasdair), Eds. - New Essays in Philosophical Theology 13%
Gilmore (Cody) Balashov on Special Relativity, Coexistence and Temporal Parts Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies 109: 241-263 (June 2002) No
Grayling (Anthony), Ed. Philosophy 1 - A Guide Through the Subject Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 28%
Hales (Steven D.), Ed. Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Hales (Steven D.), Ed. - Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings 6%
Hales (Steven D.), Ed. Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 6%
Hartshorne (Charles) The Necessarily Existent Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Plantinga, Alvin (Ed.) The Ontological Argument, Doubleday Anchor, New York, 1965 Yes
Hawley (Katherine) Vagueness and Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society CII (2001-2), pp. 125-140 12%
Heintz (John) Property Existence and Identity Paper - By Subtopic Journal of Philosophy 70, No. 19, Nov. 8, 1973, pp. 734-743 No
Hick (John) The Existence of God Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Hick (John) - The Existence of God 1%
Hick (John) The Existence of God Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Hick (John) - The Existence of God 1%
Honderich (Ted) Consciousness as Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract O'Hear - Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind No
Hughes (George E.) Has God's Existence Been Disproved? A Reply to Professor J. N. Findlay Paper - By Subtopic Flew & MacIntyre - New Essays in Philosophical Theology, Chapter IV.B 17%
Hughes (Gerard) The Nature of God Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hughes (Gerard) - The Nature of God 6%
Hughes (Gerard) The Nature of God - Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Hughes (Gerard) - The Nature of God 25%
Jackson (Frank) The Existence of Mental objects Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Rosenthal - The Nature of Mind No
Kaufman (Frederik) Pre-Vital and Post-Mortem Non-Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Quarterly, 36.1, January 1999, pp. 1-19 No
Linsky (Leonard), Ed. Semantics and the Philosophy of Language - A Collection of Readings Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Lowe (E.J.) The Possibility of Metaphysics: Substance, Identity and Time Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied No
Lowe (E.J.) The Puzzle of Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Lowe - The Possibility of Metaphysics, 2001, Chapter 12 No
Lowe (E.J.) Two Notions of Being - Entity and Essence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy 83, 2008, pp. 23-48 No
Mackie (J.L.) The Riddle of Existence Paper - Cited Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes, Vol. 50, 1976, pp. 247-265 6%
Mason (Franklin) How Not to Prove the Existence of ‘Atomless Gunk’ Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Ratio; Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p175, 11p No
McGinn (Colin) Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract McGinn - Logical Properties, 2000, Chapter 2 17%
McGinn (Colin) Logical Properties Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 11%
Monaghan (P.X.) Vague Objects and Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Metaphysica 5.1 (2004), pp. 59-66 No
Moore (G.E.) Symposium: Is Existence a Predicate? Paper - By Subtopic Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes, Vol. 15, What can Philosophy Determine? (1936), pp. 175-188 8%
Oderberg (David) The Beginning of Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract International Philosophical Quarterly 43 (2003): 145-57 No
O'Hear (Anthony) Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) O'Hear (Anthony) - Current Issues in Philosophy of Mind No
Oppy (Graham) Is existence a predicate? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Oppy (Graham) - Ontological Arguments and Belief in God, Chapter 10 No
Oppy (Graham) Ontological Arguments and Belief in God Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 2%
Oppy (Graham) Review of Dale Jacquette's 'Meinongian Logic: The Semantics of Existence and Nonexistence' Paper - Cited Mind - 107/428 (October 1998) No
Pears (David) Is Existence a Predicate? Paper - By Subtopic Strawson - Philosophical Logic (Oxford Readings) No
Penelhum (Terence) Survival and Disembodied Existence Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Penelhum (Terence) - Survival and Disembodied Existence No
Penelhum (Terence) Survival and Disembodied Existence: Preliminaries Paper - By Subtopic Penelhum - Survival and Disembodied Existence, 1970, Chapter 1 No
Perrett (Roy W.) Death and Immortality Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Perrett (Roy W.) - Death and Immortality 4%
Perrett (Roy W.) Disembodied Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Perrett - Death and Immortality - 1987, Chapter 6 No
Prior (Arthur N.) Papers on Time and Tense Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 2%
Prior (Arthur N.) Time, Existence, and Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Prior - Papers on Time and Tense, Chapter 8 No
Quine (W.V.) Existence and Quantification Paper - Cited Quine - Ontological Relativity No
Quine (W.V.) Notes on Existence and Necessity Paper - Cited Linsky - Semantics and the Philosophy of Language - A Collection of Readings No
Quine (W.V.) Ontological Relativity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 5%
Rescher (Nicholas) On Explaining Existence: Real Possibility as the Key to Actuality Paper - By Subtopic From Rescher's The Riddle of Existence, 1984. No
Rey (Georges) The Intentional Inexistence of Language - But Not Cars Paper - By Subtopic Stainton - Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science No
Rosenthal (David), Ed. The Nature of Mind Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Rosenthal (David), Ed. - The Nature of Mind 6%
Rowe (William L.) & Wainwright (William J.) Arguments for the Existence of God: Introduction Paper - By Subtopic Rowe & Wainwright - Philosophy of Religion No
Rowe (William L.) & Wainwright (William), Eds. Philosophy of Religion Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Rowe (William L.) & Wainwright (William), Eds. - Philosophy of Religion 7%
Russell (Bertrand) & Copleston (F.C.) The Existence of God - a Debate Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Russell - Why I am not a Christian Yes
Russell (Bertrand), Edwards (Paul) Why I am not a Christian and other essays on religion and related subjects Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Russell (Bertrand), Edwards (Paul) - Why I am not a Christian and other essays on religion and related subjects 9%
Sainsbury (Mark) Philosophical Logic: Existence Paper - Cited Grayling - Philosophy 1 - A Guide Through the Subject, 1998, Chapter 2 (part) Yes
Sainsbury (Mark), Ed. Mind - 107/428 (October 1998) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Salmon (Nathan) Existence Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Salmon (Nathan) - Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning, 2005 No
Salmon (Nathan) Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning: Philosophy Papers 1 Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Salmon (Nathan) - Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning: Philosophy Papers 1 0%
Salmon (Nathan) Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning: Philosophy Papers 1 Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 0%
Salmon (Nathan) Nonexistence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Salmon (Nathan) - Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning, 2005 No
Shaffer (Jerome) Existence, Predication, and the Ontological Argument Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 71, No. 283, Jul., 1962, pp. 307-325 6%
Simons (Peter) Parts: A Study in Ontology Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Simons (Peter) - Parts: A Study in Ontology 3%
Simons (Peter) Temporary Parts and Intermittent Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Simons - Parts: A Study in Ontology, 1987, Chapter 5 No
Smart (J.C.C.) The Existence of God Paper - By Subtopic Flew & MacIntyre - New Essays in Philosophical Theology, Chapter III No
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
Sosa (Ernest) Addendum to 'Nonabsolute Existence and Conceptual Relativity': Objections and Replies Paper - Cited Van Inwagen & Zimmerman - Metaphysics: The Big Questions No
Sosa (Ernest) Nonabsolute Existence and Conceptual Relativity Paper - Cited Van Inwagen & Zimmerman - Metaphysics: The Big Questions No
Stainton (Robert), Ed. Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Stainton (Robert), Ed. - Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science No
Strawson (Peter) Individuals: An Essay in Descriptive Metaphysics Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Strawson (Peter) - Individuals: An Essay in Descriptive Metaphysics 7%
Strawson (Peter) Is Existence Never a Predicate? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Revista Hispanoamericana de Filosofía, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan., 1967), pp. 5-19 No
Strawson (Peter) Logical Subjects and Existence Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Strawson - Individuals, Chapter 8 No
Strawson (Peter), Ed. Philosophical Logic: Oxford Readings in Philosophy Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Strawson (Peter), Ed. - Philosophical Logic: Oxford Readings in Philosophy No
Stroud (Barry) Hume Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Stroud (Barry) - Hume 1%
Stroud (Barry) The Continued and Distinct Existence of Bodies Paper - By Subtopic Stroud - Hume, 1977 No
Thomson (James F.) Is Existence a Predicate? Paper - By Subtopic Strawson - Philosophical Logic (Oxford Readings) No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Existence Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Van Inwagen (Peter) Material Beings Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) - Material Beings 40%
Van Inwagen (Peter) McGinn on Existence Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 58, No. 230, Special Issue: Existence and Identity (Jan., 2008), pp. 36-58 Yes
Van Inwagen (Peter) The Vagueness of Existence Paper - By Subtopic Van Inwagen - Material Beings; 1990; Ch. 19 No
Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) Metaphysics: The Big Questions Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 24%
Vardy (Peter) & Arliss (Julie) Arguments for the Existence of God Paper - By Subtopic Vardy (Peter) & Arliss (Julie) - The Thinker's Guide to God, Chapter 6 Yes
Vardy (Peter) & Arliss (Julie) The Thinker's Guide to God Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Vardy (Peter) & Arliss (Julie) - The Thinker's Guide to God Yes
Williams (Christopher) Being, Identity, and Truth Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 11%
Williams (Christopher) Death and Other Difficulties Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Williams (Christopher) - Being, Identity, and Truth, Chapter 2 20%
Williams (Christopher) Existence and Being Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Chapter 1 20%
Williams (Christopher) 'Existence is not a Predicate' Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Chapter 2 No
Williams (Christopher) Existence, Validity, and Instantiation Paper - By Subtopic Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Chapter 11 No
Williams (Christopher) Intentional Inexistence and Referential Opacity Paper - By Subtopic Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Chapter 9 No
Williams (Christopher) Tensed Existential Propositions Paper - By Subtopic Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Chapter 5 No
Williams (Christopher) What is Existence? Book - Cited Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence? 4%
Williams (Christopher) What is Existence? Preface Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence?, Preface No
Williams (Christopher) What is Existence? TOC Paper - By Subtopic Williams (Christopher) - What is Existence? TOC No
Williams (S.G.) Existence Paper - Cited Kim & Sosa - A Companion to Metaphysics No
Williamson (Timothy) Necessary Existents Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Published in A. O’Hear, ed., Logic, Thought and Language, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 233-251 No



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