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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Degrees of Personhood Nihilism Person Thought Experiments
Vagueness        

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Aeon Papers - Summary Document Blackburn - Has Kant Refuted Parfit? Brain Constitution View - Objections Jen_071112 (Thesis Chapter Breakdown)
Lowe - Locke on Identity Markosian - The Human Animal: Three Problems for Olson Nihilism Olson - Personal Identity - Oxford Bibliographies Online Ontology
Organisms Surprising Coin-Toss Sequences (and Bridge Hands) Vagueness What are We? Williams - The Self and the Future, 2

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Metaphysical Vagueness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Blackburn (Simon) Has Kant Refuted Parfit? Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Burgess (J.A.) The Sorites Paradox and Higher-Order Vagueness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Burkeman (Oliver) The I in Mind: Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Cargile (James) The Sorites Paradox Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Cartwright (Helen Morris) On Two Arguments for the Indeterminacy of Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract    
Copeland (B. Jack) Vague Identity and Fuzzy Logic Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Crane (Tim) & Farkas (Katalin) Indiscriminability and the Sameness of Appearance Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Doyle (Robert O.) N/A Author Medium Quality Abstract    
Everett (Theodore J.) A Simple Logic for Comparisons and Vagueness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Forbes (Graeme) Two Solutions To Chisholm's Paradox Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Greenough (Patrick) Vagueness: A Minimal Theory Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Grim (Patrick) The buried quantifier: an account of vagueness and the sorites Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hawthorne (John) Vagueness and the Mind of God Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Heller (Mark) Preface: The Ontology of Physical Objects - Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter Paper High Quality Abstract    
Keefe (Rosanna) Context, Vagueness and the Sorites: Comments on Shapiro Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Lowe (E.J.) Locke: Identity Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Markosian (Ned) Three Problems for Olson's Account of Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminating Us? Paper High Quality Abstract 2  
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminativism Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Needle (Justin) Alphabetical Bibliography on Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity - Oxford Bibliographies Online Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Nihilism Paper High Quality Abstract    
Price (Marjorie) Identity Through Time Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Quine (W.V.) What Price Bivalence? Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Raffman (Diana) How to understand contextualism about vagueness: reply to Stanley Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Robinson (Howard) Vagueness, Realism, Language and Thought Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Sainsbury (Mark) Vagueness: the paradox of the heap Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Salmon (Nathan) Modal Paradox: Parts and Counterparts, Points and Counterpoints Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Sanford (David H.) Nostalgia for the ordinary: comments on papers by Unger and Wheeler Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Schiffer (Stephen) Two Issues of Vagueness Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Shapiro (Stewart) A Procedural Solution to the Unexpected Hanging and the Sorites Paradoxes Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Smith (Martin) Why Throwing 92 Heads in a Row Is Not Surprising Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Smith (Nicholas J.J.) Vagueness as Closeness Paper High Quality Abstract    
Sorensen (Roy) Vagueness, Measurement, and Blurriness Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Constitution View - Objections Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Nihilism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Ontology Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Organisms Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sorites Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Vagueness Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - What Are We? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tye (Michael) Vague Objects Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Unger (Peter) I Do Not Exist Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Unger (Peter) Skepticism and Nihilism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Unger (Peter) The Mental Problems of the Many Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Unger (Peter) There are no Ordinary Things Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Unger (Peter) Why There Are No People Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Unger (Peter) Why We Really May Be Immaterial Souls Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Varzi (Achille) Cut-offs and their Neighbors Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Varzi (Achille) Vagueness and 'Vague': Rejoinder to Hull Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Vieru (Vlad) Vague Concepts and Sorites Paradoxes Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Weiner (Matt) Deductive Closure and the Sorites Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Wheeler (Samuel C.) On That Which is Not Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Williams (Bernard) The Self and the Future Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Williams (J. Robbie G.) An Argument for the Many Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Williamson (Timothy) Many-Valued Logic and Degrees of Truth Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Williamson (Timothy) Stalnaker on the Interaction of Modality with Quantification and Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Williamson (Timothy) The Early History of the Sorite Paradoxes Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness: Preface + Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Metaphysical Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Baker (Lynne) - The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: An Essay in Practical Realism, Chapter 6 No
Baker (Lynne Rudder) The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: An Essay in Practical Realism Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Baker (Lynne Rudder) - The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: An Essay in Practical Realism 2%
Burgess (J.A.) The Sorites Paradox and Higher-Order Vagueness Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 85, No. 3 (Dec., 1990), pp. 417-474 No
Cargile (James) The Sorites Paradox Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Oct., 1969), pp. 193-202 No
Copeland (B. Jack) Vague Identity and Fuzzy Logic Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 94.10, Oct. 1997, pp. 514-534 No
Crane (Tim) & Farkas (Katalin) Indiscriminability and the Sameness of Appearance Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106, Number 2, March 2006, pp. 205-225(21) No
Diogenes Laertius, Galen & Cicero On the Sorites Paper - Cited Keefe - Vagueness: A Reader No
Doyle (Robert O.) The Sorites Puzzle of the Heap Paper - Cited Personal Website No
Everett (Theodore J.) A Simple Logic for Comparisons and Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 123, No. 2 (May, 2000), pp. 263-278 No
Forbes (Graeme) Two Solutions To Chisholm's Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   No
French (Peter), Uehling (Theodore) & Wettstein (Howard) Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol IV, 1979) - Metaphysics Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) French (Peter), Uehling (Theodore) & Wettstein (Howard) - Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol IV, 1979) - Metaphysics 1%
Grim (Patrick) The buried quantifier: an account of vagueness and the sorites Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 65.2, April 2005, pp. 95-104(10) No
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: Q-S Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 31%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: T-Z Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: T-Z 19%
Hale (Bob) & Wright (Crispin), Eds. A Companion to the Philosophy of Language Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Hale (Bob) & Wright (Crispin), Eds. - A Companion to the Philosophy of Language 3%
Hawthorne (John) Vagueness and the Mind of God Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Studies; Jan2005, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p1-25, 25p No
Heller (Mark) Preface: The Ontology of Physical Objects - Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Heller - The Ontology of Physical Objects, Preface No
Heller (Mark) The Ontology of Physical Objects: Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Heller (Mark) - The Ontology of Physical Objects: Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter 6%
Heller (Mark) The Sorites Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Heller - The Ontology of Physical Objects, Chapter 3 No
Horgan (Terence) Robust Vagueness and the Forced-March Sorites Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 8, Logic and Language, 1994, pp. 159-188 No
Keefe (Rosanna) Context, Vagueness and the Sorites: Comments on Shapiro Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Liars and Heaps, JC Beall (ed) Oxford University Press, 2003 No
Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) Vagueness: A Reader Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) - Vagueness: A Reader 19%
Keefe (Rosanna) & Smith (Peter) Vagueness: A Reader Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 19%
MacDonald (Graham) Perception & Identity - Essays Presented to A J Ayer with His Replies Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract MacDonald (Graham) - Perception & Identity - Essays Presented to A J Ayer with His Replies 2%
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminating Us? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Merricks - Objects and Persons, 2001, Chapter 5 8%
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminativism Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Merricks - Objects and Persons, 2001, Chapter 2 7%
Merricks (Trenton) Objects and Persons Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 10%
Needle (Justin) Alphabetical Bibliography on Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Website No
Price (Marjorie) Identity Through Time Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy 74, No. 4, Apr., 1977, pp. 201-217 73%
Quine (W.V.) What Price Bivalence? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 78, No. 2, Feb., 1981, pp. 90-95 No
Raffman (Diana) How to understand contextualism about vagueness: reply to Stanley Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Analysis 65.3, July 2005, pp. 244-248(5) No
Robinson (Howard) Vagueness, Realism, Language and Thought Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Monday 8 December 2008 Yes
Sainsbury (Mark) Paradoxes Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 8%
Sainsbury (Mark) Tolerating Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series, Vol. 89 (1988 - 1989), pp. 33-48 No
Sainsbury (Mark) Vagueness: the paradox of the heap Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Sainsbury - Paradoxes, 2nd Edition, 1995, Chapter 2 No
Sainsbury (Mark) & Williamson (Timothy) Sorites Paper - By Subtopic Hale & Wright - A Companion to the Philosophy of Language No
Sainsbury (Mark), Ed. Mind - 107/428 (October 1998) Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Salmon (Nathan) Modal Paradox: Parts and Counterparts, Points and Counterpoints Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Appendix 4 No
Salmon (Nathan) Reference and Essence Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Salmon (Nathan) - Reference and Essence 6%
Sanford (David H.) Nostalgia for the ordinary: comments on papers by Unger and Wheeler Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 175-184 No
Schiffer (Stephen) Two Issues of Vagueness Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract The Monist, Vol. 81, No. 2, Vagueness (April 1998), pp. 193-214 No
Shapiro (Stewart) A Procedural Solution to the Unexpected Hanging and the Sorites Paradoxes Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind - 107/428 (October 1998) No
Smith (Martin) Why Throwing 92 Heads in a Row Is Not Surprising Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophers' Imprint, Vol. 17, No. 21, October 2017, pp. 1-8 Yes
Smith (Nicholas J.J.) Vagueness as Closeness Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 83 (2005) 157-83 No
Sorensen (Roy) Vagueness, Measurement, and Blurriness Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Synthese, Vol. 75, No. 1 (Apr., 1988), pp. 45-82 No
Tappenden (Jamie) The Liar and Sorites Paradoxes: Toward a Unified Treatment Paper - By Subtopic Journal of Philosophy 90.11, Nov. 1993, pp. 551-577 No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sorites Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Travis (Charles) Vagueness, Observation, and Sorites Paper - By Subtopic Mind, Vol. 94, No. 375, Jul., 1985, pp. 345-366 No
Tye (Michael) Sorites Paradoxes and the Semantics of Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 8, Logic and Language (1994), pp. 189-206 No
Tye (Michael) Sorites Paradoxes and the Semantics of Vagueness Paper - By Subtopic Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 8, Logic and Language, 1994, pp. 189-206 No
Tye (Michael) Vague Objects Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Mind, Vol. 99, No. 396, Oct., 1990, pp. 535-557 No
Unger (Peter) I Do Not Exist Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract MacDonald - Perception & Identity - Essays Presented to A J Ayer with His Replies, 1979 Yes
Unger (Peter) Skepticism and Nihilism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Nous, Vol. 14, No. 4, Special Issue on Epistemology, Nov., 1980, pp. 517-545 No
Unger (Peter) There are no Ordinary Things Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 117-154 No
Unger (Peter) Why There Are No People Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol IV) - Metaphysics 8%
Varzi (Achille) Cut-offs and their Neighbors Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract J. C. Beall (ed.) Liars and Heaps: New Essays on Paradox, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003, pp. 24-38 No
Vieru (Vlad) Vague Concepts and Sorites Paradoxes Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Website No
Weiner (Matt) Deductive Closure and the Sorites Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Website No
Wheeler (Samuel C.) On That Which is Not Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 155-173 No
Williams (J. Robbie G.) An Argument for the Many Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. 106 (2006), pp. 411-419 No
Williamson (Timothy) Many-Valued Logic and Degrees of Truth Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness, Chapter 4 No
Williamson (Timothy) On vagueness, or, when is a heap of sand not a heap of sand? Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 15 November, 2016 Yes
Williamson (Timothy) Stalnaker on the Interaction of Modality with Quantification and Identity Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract To appear in a festschrift for Robert Stalnaker, edited by Judith Thomson (Oxford University Press) No
Williamson (Timothy) The Early History of the Sorite Paradoxes Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness, Chapter 1 No
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness 5%
Williamson (Timothy) Vagueness: Preface + Introduction Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Williamson (Timothy) - Vagueness Yes
Wright (Crispin) Further Reflections on the Sorites Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Philosophical Topics, Vol. 15, No. 1, Philosophy of Language (SPRING 1987), pp. 227-290 No
Wright (Crispin) Language-mastery and the Sorites Paradox Paper - By Subtopic Keefe - Vagueness: A Reader No



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