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Personal Identity

Body Criterion

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Table of the Previous 3 Versions of this Note:

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02/02/2018 19:01:55 3000 Body Criterion
27/06/2011 18:57:36 1409 Body Criterion
25/05/2010 14:58:34 84 Body Criterion



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12/03/2018 21:17:17 Body Criterion Logic of Identity

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Animalism Animalism - Objections Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Biological Criterion Bodily Continuity
Body Criterion Corpses Mereology Organisms Persistence Criteria

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Biological View Bodily Continuity Body Body Criterion Brain
Functionalism Snowdon - The Self and Personal Identity      

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Schechtman (Marya) Personhood and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Immortality Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological View Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Bodily Continuity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Body Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Body Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Functionalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Blatti (Stephan) Animalism and its Implications Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract OU Website (now deleted) Yes
Blatti (Stephan) & Snowdon (Paul), Eds Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 21%
Bourgeois (Warren) Contemporary Philosophers' Views on Persons: Wiggins and Williams Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Bourgeois - Persons: What Philosophers Say about You, 2003, Chapter 11 No
Bourgeois (Warren) Persons: What Philosophers Say about You Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 22%
Garbacz (Pawel) What is a level of a criterion of identity? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Metaphysica 3.2 (2002), pp. 113-124 No
Garrett (Brian) Criteria of Personal Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Garrett - Personal Identity and Self-consciousness, 1998, Chapter 3 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Personal Identity and Self-consciousness Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Garver (Newton) Criterion of Personal Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, 1964, 799-783 No
Hudson (Hud) A Materialist Metaphysics of the Human Person Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 3%
Hudson (Hud) I am Not an Animal! Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) - Persons: Human and Divine 17%
Hudson (Hud) The Criterion of Personal Identity Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Hudson (Hud) - A Materialist Metaphysics of the Human Person, 2001, Chapter 4 No
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Johnston (Mark) - Surviving Death, 2010 92%
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Johnston (Mark) - Surviving Death, 2010 92%
Johnston (Mark) Remnant Persons: Animalism's Undoing Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Blatti & Snowdon - Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, 2016: Part I, Chapter 5, pp. 89-127 15%
Johnston (Mark) Surviving Death Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 20%
Johnston (Mark) Surviving Death Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 20%
Lowe (E.J.) What Is a Criterion Of Identity? Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Philosophical Quarterly 39.154, Jan. 1989, pp. 1-21 17%
MacBride (Fraser), Ed. Identity and Modality Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 7%
Mavrodes (George I.) The Life Everlasting and the Bodily Criterion of Identity Paper - Cited Nous 11.1, March 1977, pp. 27-39 No
Noonan (Harold) An Initial Survey Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Noonan - Personal Identity, 2003, Chapter 1 Yes
Noonan (Harold) Personal Identity Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Olson (Eric) Is there a Bodily Criterion of Personal Identity Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract MacBride - Identity and Modality, 2006, Chapter 11 No
Schechtman (Marya) Reidentification: Conclusion Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Schechtman - The Constitution of Selves, 1996, Conclusion to Part 1 Yes
Schechtman (Marya) The Constitution of Selves Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 8%
Sider (Ted) Criteria of Personal Identity and the Limits of Conceptual Analysis Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Nous, 35, Supplement 15, October 2001, pp. 189-209(21). 17%
Thomas (Janice L.) Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) The bodily criterion Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Thomas (Janice L.) - Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) What matters for survival and the logical possibility of resurrection Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Thomas (Janice L.) - Mind and Person in the Philosophy of Religion Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Body Criterion Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Van Inwagen (Peter) & Zimmerman (Dean) Persons: Human and Divine Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 5%



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