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Status: Personal Identity (2020 - June)

(Text as at 03/07/2020 22:09:07)

(For earlier versions of this Note, see the table at the end)


Rationale for this Project


Summary of Progress during April - June 2020
  1. I spent 342 hours in 20Q2 on this Project, or related work (796 hours YTD, where for "YTD" - Year to Date - I mean the (academic) year that commenced in October 2019). That's 121.1% of the planned effort (93% YTD). Overall, 47% of my Project effort in the Quarter was directed towards this project (making 38.1% YTD) - as against 40.7% planned (38% YTD).
  2. A full list of items worked on in the quarter appears below.
  3. Most previous reports have itemised where my focus has been, but I only intend to do this annually from now on. While I “have to” spend rather too long keeping up with Aeon, I did focus quite well on the real matter of my Thesis, and spent 20% more time than planned on this project (at the expense of Bridge – at last)!
  4. Progress between reports can be obtained from the relevant section of my Summary Task List5. More detail follows:-
Thesis (Total Hours = 229)
  1. Thesis - Reading / Writing (Total Hours = 204.5)
  2. Thesis - Research Repositioning (Total Hours = 24.5)
Thesis Background (Total Hours = 81)
  1. Thesis Background - Reading / Writing (Total Hours = 78.25)
  2. Thesis Background - Books Admin (Total Hours = 0.5)
  3. Thesis Background - Status
Thesis (Aeon) (Total Hours = 32)
Plans for the Near Future – Top Priority Tasks
Summary of Progress to Date

This was hived off to a separate Note82 back in 2010, and hasn’t changed much since.



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Footnote 7: Footnote 8: Footnote 10: Footnote 12: Footnotes 33, 45: Footnote 43: Footnote 46: Footnote 51: Footnote 72:


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Table of the Previous 12 Versions of this Note: (of 77)

Date Length Title
04/04/2020 00:14:24 24585 Status: Personal Identity (2020 - March)
19/01/2020 23:41:17 19639 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - December)
10/10/2019 23:58:34 21980 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - September)
14/07/2019 20:29:46 21662 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - June)
05/04/2019 10:36:29 16875 Status: Personal Identity (2019 - March)
06/01/2019 23:36:58 17631 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - December)
10/10/2018 16:43:41 14280 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - September)
06/07/2018 18:56:10 13271 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - June)
05/04/2018 10:48:00 17614 Status: Personal Identity (2018 - March)
05/01/2018 00:11:31 21399 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - December)
09/10/2017 23:25:26 19614 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - September)
20/07/2017 14:34:05 14289 Status: Personal Identity (2017 - June)



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03/07/2020 22:09:07 518 (Status: Personal Identity (2020 - June)) Status: Summary (2020 - June)

Summary of Note Links from this Page

Aeon Papers Animalism Animalism - Objections Animals Artifacts
Brain Constitution View Death Dicephalus Evolution
Existence Free Will Human Beings Life Locke
Logic of Identity Makropulos Case Narrative Identity Parfit Partial Identity
Persistence Person Physicalism Pregnancy Psychological Continuity - Forward
Psychological View Psychology Race Reincarnation Religion
Resurrection Self Semantics Simple View Soul Criterion
Souls Status: Personal Identity (Summary of Progress to Date) Status: Philosophy of Religion (2020 - June) Status: Priority Task List (2020: June) Status: Summary Task List (2020: April - June)
Status: Thesis Dashboard (2020: June) Theo Todman's BA Papers Thesis - Chapter 01 (Introduction) Thesis - Chapter 02 (What are We?) Thesis - Chapter 03 (What is a Person?)
Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) Thesis - Chapter 07 (The Constitution View and Arguments for It) Thesis - Chapter 08 (Arguments against Animalism) Thesis - Chapter 10 (Thought Experiments)
Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection) Thesis - Current Stance Thesis - Introduction Thesis - Journals Thought Experiments
Time Transhumanism Unity of the Person Vague Identity  

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Summary of Note Links to this Page

Simon - T1S1T1 Status: Consciousness Studies (2020 - June) Status: Priority Task List (2020: June) Status: Summary (2020 - June), 2 Status: Summary Task List (2020: April - June)
Status: Summary Task List (YTD: 19Q4 - 20Q2) Theo Todman's Philosophy Page Theo Todman's Philosophy Research Website - Progress to Date (2020 - June), 2 Website Generator Documentation - Functors

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