<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /> <title>Note: Status Reports - Status: Personal Identity (2015 - September) (Theo Todman's Web Page)</title> </head><body> <a name="Top"></a> <h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Notes Pages</h1><hr><h2>Status Reports</h2><h3>Status: Personal Identity (2015 - September)</h3><p class = "Centered">(Text as at 07/10/2015 00:27:22)<br><br>(For other versions of this Note, see the <a href="#LiveVersion">tables at the end</a>)</p><hr> <P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B><U>Rationale for this Project</B></U><ul type="disc"><li>I am researching the subject of Personal Identity primarily because of its intrinsic interest and importance. It is really a sub-topic in my Philosophy of <a name="1"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_519_42284019.htm">Religion</A><SUP>1</SUP> project, with its penultimate chapter considering the metaphysical possibility of resurrection. </li><li>While I m interested in the topic of my research in its own right, I think when I ve sorted it out a bit, and have something to say, I ll want to engage with other philosophers active in this field  and re-starting a PhD at Birkbeck or elsewhere might be the only effective way to do this. </li><li>While a PhD is not an end in itself, and certainly not the ultimate aim of my doing philosophy, it s still true that a PhD would teach me research techniques, provide focus and direction, and furnish a professional qualification should I want to publish any results in this or any other area of philosophy.</li><li>The jumping-off point for my thesis is <a name="2"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_733_41914717.htm">here</A><SUP>2</SUP>, and a progress dashboard (which needs updating) is <a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1024_42187967.htm">here</A><SUP>3</SUP>. </li></ul><BR><B><U>Summary of Progress during July - September 2015</B></U><ol type="1"><li>I spent 260 hours in 3Q15 (896 hours YTD, where for  YTD  Year to Date  I mean the (academic) year that commenced in October 2014) on my Thesis or Thesis-related work. That s 110% of the planned effort (82% YTD). Overall, 42% of my Project effort in the Quarter was directed towards this project (making 36% YTD)  as against 36% planned (42% YTD). </li><li>Progress between reports can be obtained from the relevant section of my Summary Task List <a name="4"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_9/Notes_975_42284019.htm">(Click_Here</A><SUP>4</SUP>). </li><li>This quarter, effort was yet again expended on a vast number of tasks, as listed in the task list below, but key items immediately follow & </li><li>Purchased and started reading:- <ul type="disc"><li><a name="193"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6362.htm">Bostrom (Nick) - Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies</A>", </li><li><a name="194"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6364.htm">Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit</A>",</li><li><a name="195"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6355.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume One</A>",</li><li><a name="196"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6356.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume Two</A>",</li><li><a name="197"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6358.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves</A>",</li><li><a name="198"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6363.htm">Sytsma (Justin), Ed. - Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind</A>",</li><li><a name="199"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6357.htm">Taylor (Richard) - Metaphysics</A>". </li></ul></li><li>Completed <ul type="disc"><li><a name="200"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6352.htm">Genova (Lisa) - Still Alice</A>", and </li><li><a name="201"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6302.htm">Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology</A>". </li></ul>Brief file-notes are required. </li><li>Acquired and catalogued the available works of:- <ul type="disc"><li><a name="225"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Baker (Lynne Rudder).htm">Lynne Rudder Baker</A>, and</li><li><a name="226"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/H/Author_Hershenov (David).htm">David Hershenov</A></li></ul></li><li>Invested a lot of effort into listening to, and taking notes on, a couple of BBC R4  History of Ideas series:- <ul type="disc"><li><a name="13"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21047.htm">Potter (Harry), Shears (Tara), Carlisle (Clare) & Broks (Paul) - How Can I Know Anything at All?</A>", and</li><li><a name="14"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21153.htm">Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) - What Does It Mean to Be Me?</A>". </li></ul></li><li>Discovered the podcasts related to <a name="202"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6361.htm">O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person</A>" and listened to most of them while walking Henry. Purchased the book. </li><li>Made extensive notes on <a name="15"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21053.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Philosophy and the Mind/Body Problem</A>" from the above. </li><li>Updated various Thesis Notes, so that now there is at least some minimal text  and a reading list  for all. In particular <a name="16"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21049.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Christian Materialism</A>".</li><li>More detail follows:- </li></ol><BR><b><u>Thesis</u></b> (Total Hours = 236.25)<ol type="1"><li><b>Thesis - Reading / Writing</b> (Total Hours = 198.25)<ul type="disc"><li><a name="17"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20994.htm">Agar (Nicholas) - Biocentrism and the Concept of Life</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="18"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20995.htm">Agar (Nicholas) - Whereto Transhumanism?: The Literature Reaches a Critical Mass</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="19"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20657.htm">Augustine (Keith) - The Myth of an Afterlife: Introduction</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="20"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20670.htm">Augustine (Keith) & Fishman (Yonatan I.) - The Dualist s Dilemma: The High Cost of Reconciling Neuroscience with a Soul</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="21"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21061.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Selfless Persons: Goodness in an Impersonal World?</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="22"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21064.htm">Bakhurst (David) - Training, Transformation, and Education</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="23"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21015.htm">Belshaw (Christopher) - Review of Paul Snowdon's 'Persons, Animals, Ourselves'</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="203"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6362.htm">Bostrom (Nick) - Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies</A>" (Read / Write, 1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="204"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6366.htm">Broks (Paul) - Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology</A>" (Write, 1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="24"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21016.htm">Campbell (Tim) & McMahan (Jeff) - Animalism and the Varieties of Conjoined Twinning</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="25"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21059.htm">Churchland (Patricia) - The Brains Behind Morality</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="26"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6703.htm">Cole (David) - Artificial Intelligence and Personal Identity</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="27"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20996.htm">Cole (David) - Functionalism and Inverted Spectra</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="28"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20997.htm">Cole (David) - Thought and Thought Experiments</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="29"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21057.htm">Crane (Tim) - The Mental States of Persons and their Brains</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="30"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21062.htm">Dainton (Barry) - From Phenomenal Selves to Hyper-Selves</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="31"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21149.htm">Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit: Prologue</A>" (Read / Write, 2 hours)</li><li><a name="205"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6365.htm">Dainton (Barry) - The Phenomenal Self</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="206"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6301.htm">Dunne (John S.) - City of the Gods: A Study in Myth and Mortality</A>" (Read, 2.5 hours)</li><li><a name="32"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6629.htm">Fuller (Gary) - Functionalism and Personal Identity</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="207"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6352.htm">Genova (Lisa) - Still Alice</A>" (Read, 10.5 hours)</li><li><a name="33"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_11/Abstract_11633.htm">Girle (Rod) - Argument and Modality</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="34"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21055.htm">Hacker (P.M.S.) - An Intellectual Entertainment - The Nature of the Mind</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="35"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21100.htm">Hershenov (David) - A Hylomorphic Account of Thought Experiments Concerning Personal Identity</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="36"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21120.htm">Hershenov (David) - A More Palatable Epicureanism</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="37"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21112.htm">Hershenov (David) - An Argument for Limited Human Cloning</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="38"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21113.htm">Hershenov (David) - Animals, Persons and Bioethics</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="39"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21122.htm">Hershenov (David) - Are There Too Many Hylomorphic Individuals Thinking about this Life and the Next?</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="40"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21115.htm">Hershenov (David) - Death, Dignity and Degradation</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="41"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21109.htm">Hershenov (David) - Embryos, Four-Dimensionalism and Moral Status</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="42"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21116.htm">Hershenov (David) - Explaining the Psychological Appeal of Viability as a Cutoff Point</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="43"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21096.htm">Hershenov (David) - Four-Dimensional Animalism</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="44"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21117.htm">Hershenov (David) - How a Hylomorphic Metaphysics Constrains the Abortion Debate</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="45"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21105.htm">Hershenov (David) - Personal Identity</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="46"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21106.htm">Hershenov (David) - Merrick's Identification of the Person and Organism</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="47"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21114.htm">Hershenov (David) - Misunderstanding the Moral Equivalence of Killing and Letting Die</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="48"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21108.htm">Hershenov (David) - Olson's Account of Function and Substance Concepts</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="49"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21097.htm">Hershenov (David) - Organisms and their Bodies: Response to LaPorte</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="50"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21107.htm">Hershenov (David) - Organisms, Artifacts, and Eliminativism</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="51"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21111.htm">Hershenov (David) - Perdure and Murder</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="52"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21102.htm">Hershenov (David) - Persons as Proper Parts of Organisms</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="53"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21098.htm">Hershenov (David) - Problems with a Constitution Account of Persons</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="54"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21119.htm">Hershenov (David) - Review of David DeGrazia s Human Identity and Bioethics</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="55"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21125.htm">Hershenov (David) - Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?'</A>" (Read / Write, 9.5 hours)</li><li><a name="56"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21124.htm">Hershenov (David) - Soulless Organisms? Hylomorphism vs. Animalism</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="57"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21103.htm">Hershenov (David) - The Memory Criterion and the Problem of Backward Causation</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="58"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21123.htm">Hershenov (David) - The Metaphysical Problem of Intermittent Existence and the Possibility of Resurrection</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="59"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21099.htm">Hershenov (David) - The Thesis of Vague Objects and Unger's Problem of the Many</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="60"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21094.htm">Hershenov (David) - Vague Existence Implies Vague Identity</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="61"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21095.htm">Hershenov (David) - Who Doesn't Have a Problem of Too Many Thinkers?</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="62"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21110.htm">Hershenov (David) & Koch-Hershenov (Rose J.) - Morally Relevant Potential</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="63"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21121.htm">Hershenov (David) & Taylor (Adam P.) - Split Brains: No Headache for the Soul Theorist</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="64"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21080.htm">Honderich (Ted) - Actual consciousness: database, physicalities, theory, criteria, no unique mystery</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="65"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6070.htm">Hospers (John) - Is the Notion of Disembodied Existence Intelligible?</A>" (Read / Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="66"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3430.htm">Hughes (Christopher) - Is a Thing Just the Sum of Its Parts</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="67"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20992.htm">Kamm (F.M.) - The Trolley Problem Mysteries: May We Harm Some to Save Others?</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="68"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_08/PaperSummary_8002.htm">Lewis (David) - Counterfactuals: Introduction - An Analysis of Counterfactuals</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="69"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21087.htm">Madden (Rory) - Could a Brain in a Vat Self-Refer?</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="70"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21088.htm">Madden (Rory) - Externalism and Brain Transplants</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="71"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21089.htm">Madden (Rory) - Intention and the Self</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="72"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21092.htm">Madden (Rory) - Self-Consciousness and its Linguistic Expression</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="73"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21091.htm">Madden (Rory) - The Naive Topology of the Conscious Subject</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="74"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21093.htm">Madden (Rory) - The Persistence of Animate Organisms</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="75"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21054.htm">Madden (Rory) - The Place of The Self in Contemporary Metaphysics</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="76"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21090.htm">Madden (Rory) - Thinking Parts</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="77"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20797.htm">Martin (L. Michael) & Augustine (Keith) - The Myth of an Afterlife: Preface</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="78"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21056.htm">O'Brien (Lucy) - Ambulo Ergo Sum</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="79"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21126.htm">Oderberg (David) - Could There Be a Superhuman Species?</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="80"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21128.htm">Oderberg (David) - Survivalism, Corruptionism, and Mereology</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="81"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21130.htm">Oderberg (David) - The Metaphysical Status of the Embryo: Some Arguments Revisited</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="82"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21131.htm">Oderberg (David) - The Origination of a Human Being - Rejoinder to Persson</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="83"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21081.htm">O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person: Introduction</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="84"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20786.htm">Olson (Eric) - On Parfit's View That We Are Not Human Beings</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="85"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4759.htm">Olson (Eric) - What Does Functionalism Tell Us About Personal Identity</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="86"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20979.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume One - Part 1: Reasons</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="87"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20980.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume One - Part 2: Principles</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="88"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20981.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume One - Part 3: Theories</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="89"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20963.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume One - Preface & Summary</A>" (Write, 2.25 hours)</li><li><a name="90"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20983.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume Two - Part 5: Responses to Commentaries</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="91"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20984.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume Two - Part 6: Normativity</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="92"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20964.htm">Parfit (Derek) - On What Matters: Volume Two - Preface & Summary</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="93"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20709.htm">Parfit (Derek) - We Are Not Human Beings</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="94"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20991.htm">Parfit (Derek) - What We Could Rationally Will</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="95"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21058.htm">Pink (Thomas) - Nature, Self, and Power</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="96"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21047.htm">Potter (Harry), Shears (Tara), Carlisle (Clare) & Broks (Paul) - How Can I Know Anything at All?</A>" (Write, 4 hours)</li><li><a name="97"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20544.htm">Pross (Addy) - What Is Life?</A>" (Read, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="98"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_07/Abstract_7546.htm">Reid (Jasper) - Kripke on Naming and Necessity (Course Notes)</A>" (Write, 7.25 hours)</li><li><a name="99"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20993.htm">Scheffler (Samuel) - The Afterlife</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="100"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21014.htm">Shand (John) - An Essay on Philosophy and the Four Philosophical Virtues</A>" (Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="101"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4962.htm">Shoemaker (Sydney) - Functionalism and Personal Identity - a Reply</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="102"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21153.htm">Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) - What Does It Mean to Be Me?</A>" (Write, 15.5 hours)</li><li><a name="103"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21007.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - [A & not-P] Cases: An Introduction</A>" (Read / Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="104"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21010.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - [P & not-A] Cases: An Introduction</A>" (Read / Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="105"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21002.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Animalism</A>" (Read / Write, 2 hours)</li><li><a name="106"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21003.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Animalism and Some Philosophical Problems</A>" (Read / Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="107"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21009.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Animalism and the Unity of Consciousness</A>" (Read / Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="108"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21004.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Animals and Persons</A>" (Read / Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="109"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21005.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Animals and Us</A>" (Read / Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="110"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21011.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Brain Transplants, Animals, and Us</A>" (Read / Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="111"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21013.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Conclusions and Consequences</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="112"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21008.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Multiple Personality Disorder</A>" (Read / Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="113"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21001.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction</A>" (Read / Write, 3.25 hours)</li><li><a name="114"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20998.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Preface</A>" (Read / Write, 3 hours)</li><li><a name="115"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21053.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Philosophy and the Mind/Body Problem</A>" (Write, 9 hours)</li><li><a name="116"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21006.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Some Questions about Animals</A>" (Read / Write, 2.75 hours)</li><li><a name="117"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21012.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Strengthening the Rejection of Transplant Arguments</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="118"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21029.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - The Self and Personal Identity</A>" (Read / Write, 19.75 hours)</li><li><a name="119"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21063.htm">Sprevak (Mark) & Statham (David) - Group Minds and Explanatory Simplicity</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="120"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20999.htm">Sutton (Catherine S.) - Against the Maximality Principle</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="121"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21000.htm">Sutton (Catherine S.) - Almost One, Overlap and Function</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="122"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20711.htm">Sutton (Catherine S.) - Composition as Identity - A Resource Page</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="123"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_21/PaperSummary_21134.htm">Sytsma (Justin) - Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind: Introduction</A>" (Write, 1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="124"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_20/PaperSummary_20965.htm">Taylor (Richard) - Metaphysics: Preface & Introduction</A>" (Read / Write, 2.5 hours)</li><li><a name="125"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17770.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Baker</A>" (Write, 6.75 hours)</li><li><a name="126"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_12/Abstract_12585.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection)</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="127"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21049.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Christian Materialism</A>" (Write, 16.75 hours)</li><li><a name="128"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17796.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Contingent Identity</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="129"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17808.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Disembodied Existence</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="130"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17820.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Functionalism</A>" (Write, 2.25 hours)</li><li><a name="131"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17833.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Leibniz</A>" (Write, 1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="132"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17840.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Mereology</A>" (Write, 1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="133"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21165.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Mind</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="134"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17843.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Modality</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="135"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17845.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Narrative Identity</A>" (Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="136"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17850.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Occasional Identity</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="137"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17854.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Origins</A>" (Write, 2 hours)</li><li><a name="138"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17855.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Parfit</A>" (Write, 2 hours)</li><li><a name="139"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17869.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Psychological Criterion</A>" (Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="140"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17873.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Quasi-Memory</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="141"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21041.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Reduplication Objections</A>" (Write, 2 hours)</li><li><a name="142"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17876.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Relative Identity</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="143"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21166.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Sleep</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="144"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17890.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Substance</A>" (Write, 0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="145"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17897.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Thinking Animal Argument</A>" (Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="146"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17898.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Thisness (Haecceity)</A>" (Write, 1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="147"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17903.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Unity of the Person</A>" (Write, 1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="148"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17904.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Vague Identity</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="149"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17909.htm">Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Wittgenstein</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="150"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5263.htm">Wilson (David C.) - Functionalism and Moral Personhood: One View Considered</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="151"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21060.htm">Wright (N.T.) & Kagan (Shelly) - Living Well in the Light of Death: Two views on life - before (and after?) the inevitable</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="152"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21051.htm">Zimmerman (Dean) - Can We Survive Our Death?</A>" (Write, 1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="153"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21052.htm">Zimmerman (Dean) - Does God Know Our First-Person Perspectives?</A>" (Write, 1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="154"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21082.htm">Zimmerman (Dean) - The Metaphysics of Time & God</A>" (Write, 0.5 hours)</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis - Discussions</b> (Total Hours = 3.5)<ul type="disc"><li><a name="155"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_21/PaperSummary_21043.htm">Interaction - Correspondence with Sophie</A>" (2.25 hours)</li><li><a name="156"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_12/PaperSummary_12414.htm">Interaction - Discussion with Sylvia</A>" (0.75 hours)</li><li>Interaction - Discussions with Lamartine Cavalcanti (0.5 hours)<br>... See <a name="157"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_12/PaperSummary_12408.htm">Interaction - Philos-List</A>"</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis - Lectures</b> (Total Hours = 25.25)<ul type="disc"><li><a name="158"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21061.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Selfless Persons: Goodness in an Impersonal World?</A>" (1.5 hours)</li><li><a name="159"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21059.htm">Churchland (Patricia) - The Brains Behind Morality</A>" (1 hour)</li><li><a name="160"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21062.htm">Dainton (Barry) - From Phenomenal Selves to Hyper-Selves</A>" (1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="161"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20940.htm">Leitgeb (Hannes) & Hartmann (Stephan) - Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy</A>" (0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="162"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21054.htm">Madden (Rory) - The Place of The Self in Contemporary Metaphysics</A>" (1 hour)</li><li><a name="163"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21056.htm">O'Brien (Lucy) - Ambulo Ergo Sum</A>" (1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="164"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20941.htm">Ogilvie (Daniel M.) & Hamilton (Leonard W.) - Soul Beliefs: Causes and Consequences</A>" (0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="165"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20786.htm">Olson (Eric) - On Parfit's View That We Are Not Human Beings</A>" (0.75 hours)</li><li><a name="166"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20991.htm">Parfit (Derek) - What We Could Rationally Will</A>" (10 hours)</li><li><a name="167"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21047.htm">Potter (Harry), Shears (Tara), Carlisle (Clare) & Broks (Paul) - How Can I Know Anything at All?</A>" (2.25 hours)</li><li><a name="168"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21153.htm">Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) - What Does It Mean to Be Me?</A>" (1.75 hours)</li><li><a name="169"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21053.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Philosophy and the Mind/Body Problem</A>" (2.25 hours)</li><li><a name="170"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21063.htm">Sprevak (Mark) & Statham (David) - Group Minds and Explanatory Simplicity</A>" (1 hour)</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis - Research Repositioning</b> (Total Hours = 9.25)<ul type="disc"><li><a name="171"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_09/PaperSummary_9510.htm">Admin - Thesis - Outline & Initial Research (July - Sept)</A>" (0.75 hours)</li><li>Admin - Thesis - Remove Duplicate Archived Notes (8.5 hours)</li></ul></li></ol><BR><b><u>Thesis Background</u></b> (Total Hours = 23.25)<ol type="1"><li><b>Thesis Background - Reading / Writing</b> (Total Hours = 14.25)<ul type="disc"><li><a name="172"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21044.htm">Carter (J. Adam) & Pritchard (Duncan) - Cognitive Bias, Scepticism and Understanding</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="208"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6360.htm">Crystal (David) - The Stories of English</A>" (Write, 1 hour)</li><li><a name="173"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_12/PaperSummary_12408.htm">Interaction - Philos-List</A>" (Read, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="209"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6333.htm">Kamm (Oliver) - Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage</A>" (Read, 1.25 hours)</li><li><a name="174"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21045.htm">Kirchhoff (Michael D.) & Hutto (Daniel D.) - Never Mind the Gap: Neurophenomenology, Radical Enactivism and the Hard Problem of Consciousness</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li><li><a name="175"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21075.htm">Plantinga (Alvin) - Twenty Years Worth of the SCP</A>" (Read, 0.5 hours)</li><li><a name="176"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21047.htm">Potter (Harry), Shears (Tara), Carlisle (Clare) & Broks (Paul) - How Can I Know Anything at All?</A>" (Write, 10.5 hours)</li><li><a name="177"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21046.htm">Willis (David) - Degrammaticalisation</A>" (Write, 0.25 hours)</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis Background - Admin</b><ul type="disc"><li><a name="178"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_09/PaperSummary_9510.htm">Admin - Thesis - Outline & Initial Research (July - Sept)</A>" (2 hours)</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis Background - Books Admin</b><ul type="disc"><li><a name="179"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_09/PaperSummary_9513.htm">Admin - Catalogue Papers and Books (including Abstract improvements)</A>" (3 hours)</li></ul></li><li><b>Thesis Background - Status</b> (Total Hours = 4)<ul type="disc"><li>2Q15 Status Reports (3.75 hours)</li><li>3Q15 Status Reports (0.25 hours)<br>... See <a name="180"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_09/PaperSummary_9517.htm">Admin - Thesis Planning+Admin (July - Sept)</A>"</li></ul></li></ol><BR><B><U>Plans for the Near Future  Top Priority Tasks</B></U> <ul type="disc"><li>I now have a clear idea of what I want to do over the next 3 <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_518_5">years</A></U><SUB>5</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_518_5"></A>, which is to complete a thesis to my own satisfaction. As such I require rigorous focus on the priority tasks, books and papers. Lower-priority reading is not likely to get a look in, so will be cut. I ve severely pruned the list from last quarter s report, which had (again!) got out of hand. </li><li>An  ideal next step (and one previously suggested) is to ensure that everything of relevance that I have actually read is written up and incorporated in my Notes database and only later  and secondly  consider anything that I have not yet read. This would require discipline, in that interesting new stuff is always turning up, and would be an iterative process. Further, given I m not getting any younger, it could also be wasting time which should be focussed on using the most relevant materials. </li><li>So, if what I ve read and written on  in the form of particular papers on a particular topic  is most relevant, I ll  process that, but otherwise will start anew. </li><li>As far as effort is concerned, I plan to maintain the 18 hours / week planned (and exceeded) last quarter  though this will increase once I ve caught up with the backlog of work on my <a name="5"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_5/Notes_520_42284019.htm">web-tools</A><SUP>6</SUP> project. </li><li>So, the tasks for the next quarter are:- <ol type="1"><li>Continue with my <a name="6"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_733_41914717.htm">Thesis</A><SUP>7</SUP>; in particular fill out those sections that I can write something on without further research.</li><li>Complete a full review and update of the <A Href="../../Notes/Notes_Jump_1.htm" TARGET = "_top">Notes</A> I ve created on Personal Identity, focusing on those with least content. </li><li>Make progress on specific Chapters, using the materials below & </li><li><a name="7"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_7/Notes_762_42098012.htm">Chapter_2</A><SUP>8</SUP> (What Are We?). Focussing on:- <ol type="I"><li>Human Beings:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="181"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_18/Abstract_18375.htm">Johnston (Mark) - 'Human Beings' Revisited: My Body is Not an Animal</A>", but first complete a review of </li><li><a name="182"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_262.htm">Johnston (Mark) - Human Beings</A>". </ol></li><li>Selves:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="210"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6364.htm">Dainton (Barry) - Self: Philosophy In Transit</A>", </li><li><a name="211"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6361.htm">O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person</A>". </ol> </ol> </li><li><a name="8"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1018_42017797.htm">Chapter_6</A><SUP>9</SUP> (Animalism). Focussing on:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="212"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_130.htm">Olson (Eric) - The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology</A>", my core text, </li><li><a name="213"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_126.htm">Merricks (Trenton) - Objects and Persons</A>", </li><li><a name="183"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20779.htm">Bailey (Andrew M.) - The Elimination Argument</A>",</li><li><a name="184"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20786.htm">Olson (Eric) - On Parfit's View That We Are Not Human Beings</A>",</li><li><a name="185"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20707.htm">Olson (Eric) - The Metaphysical Implications of Conjoined Twining</A>",</li><li><a name="186"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20787.htm">Olson (Eric) - The Role of the Brainstem in Personal Identity</A>",</li><li><a name="187"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20427.htm">Shoemaker (Sydney) - Persons, Animals, and Identity</A>",</li><li><a name="214"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6358.htm">Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves</A>". </ol></li><li><a name="9"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1019_42098012.htm">Chapter_7</A><SUP>10</SUP> (The Constitution View):- <ol type="i"><li>Start a serious review of <a name="215"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_66.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Persons and Bodies: A Constitution View</A>", my other core text. </li><li>Read and review <a name="216"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6335.htm">Corcoran (Kevin) - Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul</A>". </ol></li><li><a name="10"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1023_42284019.htm">Chapter_11</A><SUP>11</SUP> (Resurrection):- <ol type="i"><li>Start a thorough review of <a name="217"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6334.htm">Martin (L. Michael) & Augustine (Keith) - The Myth of an Afterlife: The Case against Life After Death</A>",</li><li>In particular, complete the write-up of <a name="188"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19915.htm">Olson (Eric) - Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave</A>", and </li><li>Compare & contrast it with <a name="189"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_18/Abstract_18989.htm">Olson (Eric) - Immanent Causation and Life After Death</A>",</li><li>Start a review of <a name="218"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6337.htm">Luper (Steven), Ed. - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death</A>", especially</li><li><a name="190"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19916.htm">Olson (Eric) - The Nature of People</A>",</li><li>Read and review <a name="191"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_07/Abstract_7296.htm">Baker (Lynne Rudder) - Death and the Afterlife</A>",</li><li><a name="192"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20714.htm">Corcoran (Kevin) - Dualism, Materialism and the Problem of Post Mortem Survival</A>". </ol></li><li>As background tasks:- <ol type="i"><li>Convert old <A Href="../../PrecisCatalogSubTopic.htm" TARGET = "_top">PDF-prcis</A>, <A Href="../../Phil04.htm" TARGET = "_top">Etc.</A> to Notes,</li><li>Continue with <a name="219"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6289.htm">Marshall (Richard) - Philosophy at 3:AM: Questions and Answers with 25 Top Philosophers</A>",</li><li>Complete <a name="220"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6333.htm">Kamm (Oliver) - Accidence Will Happen: The Non-Pedantic Guide to English Usage</A>", </li><li>Complete <a name="221"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6297.htm">Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) - Great Myths of Aging</A>", </li><li>Read <a name="222"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6301.htm">Dunne (John S.) - City of the Gods: A Study in Myth and Mortality</A>",</li><li>Write file-notes on:- <ul type="square"><li><a name="223"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6302.htm">Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology</A>", and</li><li><a name="224"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6352.htm">Genova (Lisa) - Still Alice</A>". </li></ul></li><li>Keep up with the Journals via <a name="11"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_10/Notes_1026_42017797.htm">JSTOR</A><SUP>12</SUP>. </ol> </li></ol> </li></ul><BR><B><U>Summary of Progress to Date</B></U><BR><BR>This was hived off to a separate <a name="12"></a><A HREF = "../Notes_8/Notes_821_40530832.htm">Note</A><SUP>13</SUP> back in 2010, and hasn t changed much since.</P> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><HR><h3 class = "Left">In-Page Footnotes</h3><a name="On-Page_Link_518_5"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_518_5"><B>Footnote 5</B></A></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>Hopefully, I may complete, or get stuck, earlier. </li><li>By  3 years , I mean the period ending on my 65th birthday  ie. 13/11/2018. This is not to slip!</li><li>On the plus side, I m much further advanced than would be expected of someone commencing a PhD. </li><li>On the minus side, I want to go into greater depth, and have other projects on the go  most notably my Web-tools project. </li></ul> <BR> <a name="LiveVersion"></a><BR><HR><h3 class= "Left">Live Version of this Archived Note</h3> <TABLE class = "ReadingList" WIDTH=700> <TR><TD WIDTH="20%" class = "BridgeCenter"><strong>Date</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="10%" class = "BridgeRight"><strong>Length</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="70%" class = "BridgeLeft"><strong>Title</strong></TD></TR> <TR><TD class = "BridgeCenter">06/07/2018 18:56:10</TD> <TD class = "BridgeRight">13277</TD> <TD class = "BridgeLeft"><A HREF = "Notes_518.htm">Status: Personal Identity (2018 - June)</A></TD></TR> </TABLE></CENTER> <a name="TableOfPreviousVersions"></a><BR><HR><h3 class= "Left">Table of 12 Earlier Versions of this Note (of 58)</h3> <TABLE class = "ReadingList" WIDTH=700> <TR><TD WIDTH="20%" class = "BridgeCenter"><strong>Date</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="10%" class = "BridgeRight"><strong>Length</strong></TD> <TD WIDTH="70%" class = "BridgeLeft"><strong>Title</strong></TD></TR> <TR><TD class = "BridgeCenter">02/07/2015 23:12:29</TD> <TD class = "BridgeRight">11211</TD> <TD class = "BridgeLeft"><A HREF = "Notes_518_42187967.htm">Status: Personal Identity (2015 - 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