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Embryo

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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Fetuses Human Persons Person Zygote

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Alexander (Denis) Review of 'Why Us?' by James Le Fanu Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Embryos and Stem­Cell Research 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
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Yes
Bear (Mark), Connors (Barry) & Paradiso (Michael) Neuroscience Book High Quality Abstract   Yes
Berry (R.J.), Ed. Real Scientists, Real Faith: 17 Leading Scientists Reveal the Harmony Between Their Science and Their Faith Book Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Cameron (Nigel M. de S.) Embryos and Ethics: The Warnock Report in Debate Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Chopra (Deepak) & Hameroff (Stuart) Can science explain the soul? Paper High Quality Abstract    
CIBA Foundation Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? Book Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Coyne (Jerry A.) Why Evolution is True Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Damschen (Gregor), Gomez-Lobo (Alfonso) & Schonecker (Dieter) Sixteen Days? A Reply to B. Smith and B. Brogaard on the Beginning of Human Individuals Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Darwin (Charles) The Origin of Species Paper High Quality Abstract    
Dawkins (Richard) The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution Book Medium Quality Abstract    
DeMyer (William) Neuroanatomy Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Edelman (Gerald M.) Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: On the Matter of the Mind Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Flower (Michael J.) Neuromaturation and the Moral Status of Human Fetal Life Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Ford (Norman) Implantation and the Beginning of a Human Individual Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Ford (Norman) The Human Individual Begins After Implantation Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Ford (Norman) When Did I Begin: Conception of the Human Individual in History, Philosophy and Science Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Ford (Norman) When Did I Begin: Introduction Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Ford (Norman), Warnock (Mary) When Did I Begin: Foreward & Preface Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Ghiselin (Michael) Metaphysics and the Origin of Species: Preface & Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract    
Glannon (Walter) Indentity, Prudential Concern, and Extended Lives Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Book Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  
Hardwidge (Ben) The Future of Silicon Chips Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hartl (Daniel L.) Our Uncertain Heritage: Genetics & Human Diversity Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) Embryos, Four-Dimensionalism and Moral Status Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Hershenov (David) Perdure and Murder Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Hershenov (David) Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) Review of David DeGrazia’s Human Identity and Bioethics Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) & Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Anscombe on Embryos and Persons Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11  
Hershenov (David) & Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Fission and Confusion Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Hershenov (David) & Taylor (Adam P.) Dualism, Panpsychism, and the Bioethical Status of Brainless Embryos Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  
Howsepian (Avak Albert) Lockwood on human identity and the primitive streak Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Howsepian (Avak Albert) Who or What Are We? Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  
Jones (D. Gareth) The Human Embryo: Between Oblivion and Meaningful Life Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20  
Kamm (F.M.) Moral Status and Personal Identity: Clones, Embryos, and Future Generations Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Kazez (Jean) Life Doesn't Begin at Conception Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Yes
Kazez (Jean) The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Kenny (Anthony) Life Stories: When an individual life begins - and the ethics of ending it Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
Kingma (Elselijn) Were You Part of Your Mother? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Koch (Cristof) When Does Consciousness Arise in Human Babies? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Conjoined Twins and the Biological Account of Personal Identity Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  
Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Totipotency, Twinning, and Ensoulment at Fertilization Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Lerner (Berel Dov) Review of 'Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction' by David Shoemaker Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Liao (S. Matthew) The Organism View Defended Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Lockwood (Michael) When Does a Life Begin? Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Yes
Marshall (Richard) & Olson (Eric) Eric T. Olson: The Philosopher with No Hands Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Matthews (Gareth B.) Life and Death as the Arrival and Departure of the Psyche Paper Low Quality Abstract 2  
McMahan (Jeff) The Ethics of Killing: Preface Paper High Quality Abstract    
Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Oderberg (David) Modal Properties, Moral Status, and Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Oderberg (David) The Metaphysical Status of the Embryo: Some Arguments Revisited Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5  
Olson (Eric) Is Psychology Relevant To Personal Identity? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: References Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Animals Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Brains Paper High Quality Abstract    
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Temporal Parts Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4  
Olson (Eric) What Are We? What Now? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Page (Edgar) Neonates, Persons and the Right to Life Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Petrus (Klaus), Ed. On Human Persons Book High Quality Abstract    
Profet (Margie) Pregnancy sickness as adaptation: A deterrent to maternal ingestion of teratogens Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Pross (Addy) What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology Book Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Puccetti (Roland) Conquest of Death Paper High Quality Abstract    
Radest (Howard B.) Biomedical Ethics: Humanist Perspectives Book Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Reid (Mark D.) A Case in Which Two Persons Exist in One Animal Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Rodwell (J.M.) & Jones (Alan) The Koran Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Shapiro (Michael) The Identity of Identity: Moral and Legal Aspects of Technological Self-Transformation Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Sheldrake (Rupert) A New Science of Life: The Hypothesis of Formative Causation Book High Quality Abstract 2  
Shoemaker (David) Embryos, Souls, and the Fourth Dimension Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Shoemaker (David) Moral Issues at the Beginning of Life, Part I: Killing Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Ethics Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Singer (Peter) Practical Ethics Book Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Singer (Peter) Practical Ethics Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Singer (Peter) Rethinking Life & Death: Prologue Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Stewart-Williams (Steve) Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life: Clash of the Titans Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Stock (Gregory) The Battle for the Future Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Stone (Jim) Why Potentiality Matters Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Streiffer (Robert) Human/Non-Human Chimeras Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Abortion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Embryo Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Fetuses Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Pregnancy Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Zygote Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Tollefsen (Christopher) Embryos, Individuals, and Persons: An Argument Against Embryo Creation and Research Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  
Tooley (Michael) Abortion Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Vatican Instruction on Respect for Human Life in its Origin and on the Dignity of Procreation: Replies to Certain Questions of the Day Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Wilkes (Kathleen) Infants and Foetuses Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Williams (Bernard) Types of Moral Argument Against Embryo Research Paper Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Wyatt (John) Matters of Life and Death Book High Quality Abstract    



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Anscombe (G.E.M.) Embryos and Final Causes Paper - Cited Anscombe (G.E.M) - Human Life, Action and Ethics Yes
Anscombe (G.E.M.), Geach (Mary), Gormally (Luke), Eds. Human Life, Action and Ethics Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Bibliographical details to be supplied 10%
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
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Does a Person Begin? Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Paul, Miller & Paul - Personal Identity, 2005 7%
Blatti (Stephan) & Snowdon (Paul), Eds Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 22%
Cameron (Nigel M. de S.) Embryos and Ethics: The Warnock Report in Debate Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Cameron (Nigel M. de S.) - Embryos and Ethics: The Warnock Report in Debate No
Cameron (Nigel M. de S.) Embryos and Ethics: The Warnock Report in Debate Paper - By Subtopic Cameron (Nigel M. de S.) - Embryos and Ethics: The Warnock Report in Debate No
CIBA Foundation Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No
Damschen (Gregor), Gomez-Lobo (Alfonso) & Schonecker (Dieter) Sixteen Days? A Reply to B. Smith and B. Brogaard on the Beginning of Human Individuals Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Apr. 2006, 31.2, pp. 165-175 33%
Ford (Norman) When Did I Begin: Conception of the Human Individual in History, Philosophy and Science Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Ford (Norman) - When Did I Begin: Conception of the Human Individual in History, Philosophy and Science 4%
Ghiselin (Michael) Embryology as History and as Law Paper - Cited Ghiselin - Metaphysics and the Origin of Species, 1997, Chapter 16 No
Ghiselin (Michael) Metaphysics and the Origin of Species Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 2%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: G-K Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 31%
Hershenov (David) Embryos, Four-Dimensionalism and Moral Status Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Persons, Moral Worth and Embryos: A Critical Analysis of Pro-Choice Arguments from Philosophy, Law and Science ed. Steve Napier. Philadelphia: National Catholic Bioethics Center, 2011, 125-144 11%
Hershenov (David) Olson's Embryo Problem Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 80, Number 4, December 01, 2002, pp. 502-511(10) No
Hershenov (David) Perdure and Murder Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine, 2011 12%
Hershenov (David) & Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) Anscombe on Embryos and Persons Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Anscombe and The Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Neumann Press. Eds. John Mizzoni, Philip Pegan, Geoffrey Karabin.. 2016. pp. 143-160. 22%
Hershenov (David) & Taylor (Adam P.) Dualism, Panpsychism, and the Bioethical Status of Brainless Embryos Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Ethics, Medicine and Public Health. Special Issue on Personal Identity and Bioethics. Forthcoming. 6%
Howsepian (Avak Albert) Who or What Are We? Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Review of Metaphysics, Vol. 45, No. 3 (Mar., 1992), pp. 483-502 6%
Kazez (Jean) Life Doesn't Begin at Conception Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract The Philosophers' Magazine, 3rd November 2017 Yes
Kazez (Jean) The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Kazez (Jean) The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Kazez (Jean) - The Philosophical Parent: Asking the Hard Questions About Having and Raising Children Yes
Kenny (Anthony) Life Stories: When an individual life begins - and the ethics of ending it Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Times Literary Supplement, 2007 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%
Marshall (Richard) Philosophy at 3:AM: Questions and Answers with 25 Top Philosophers Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 97%
Marshall (Richard) & Olson (Eric) Eric T. Olson: The Philosopher with No Hands Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Marshall (Richard) - Philosophy at 3:AM: Questions and Answers with 25 Top Philosophers Yes
McLaren (Ann) Prelude to Embryogenesis Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No
Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy Book - Referenced Medium Quality Abstract Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) - The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy 3%
Oderberg (David) The Metaphysical Status of the Embryo: Some Arguments Revisited Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (2008): 263-76 12%
Olson (Eric) Is Psychology Relevant To Personal Identity? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 72, Number 2, June 1994, pp. 173-186(14). Yes
Olson (Eric) Papers on Identity Boxes: Vol 13 (Olson) Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 18%
Paul (Ellen), Miller (Fred) & Paul (Jeffrey), Eds. Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 1%
Reid (Mark D.) A Case in Which Two Persons Exist in One Animal Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Blatti & Snowdon - Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, 2016: Part III, Chapter 12, pp. 253-265 42%
Shoemaker (David) Embryos, Souls, and the Fourth Dimension Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Social Theory & Practice, Jan2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p51-75, 25p Yes
Smith (Barry) & Brogaard (Berit) Sixteen Days Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Feb. 2003, 28.1, pp. 45-78 10%
Stone (Jim) Why Potentiality Matters Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 17, No. 4 (Dec., 1987), pp. 815-829 No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Embryo Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tollefsen (Christopher) Embryos, Individuals, and Persons: An Argument Against Embryo Creation and Research Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Applied Philosophy; Apr2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p65, 14p No
Warnock (Mary) A Question of Life - The Warnock Report on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Warnock (Mary) - A Question of Life - The Warnock Report on Human Fertilisation and Embryology No
Warnock (Mary) Ethical challenges in embryo manipulation Paper - By Subtopic British Medical Journal, 1992;304:1045-9 17%
Williams (Bernard) Types of Moral Argument Against Embryo Research Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No



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