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Personal Identity

Brain Criterion

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03/02/2018 18:44:38 5454 Brain Criterion
14/07/2013 23:02:24 3802 Brain Criterion
25/05/2010 14:58:34 84 Brain Criterion



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14/03/2018 10:07:41 Brain Criterion Logic of Identity

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Animalism Animalists Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Brain Brain Transplants
Commissurotomy Constitution Criteria of Identity Fission Human Beings
Human Persons Perdurantism Person Souls Thought Experiments
What are We? What Matters Wiggins    

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Brain Brain Death Mereology Snowdon - The Self and Personal Identity Thesis - Current Stance

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Garrett (Brian) Criteria of Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Gert (Bernard), Lizza (John), Youngner (Stuart) & Chiong (Winston) Matters of 'Life' and 'Death' Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Noonan (Harold) An Initial Survey Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Animalism and the Remnant-Person Problem Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Thomas (Janice L.) The bodily criterion Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Mereology Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
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
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, Volume 84, Issue 2 (Feb 1987), 59-83 Yes
Manninen (Tuomas) Review of Alva Noe's 'Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain' Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Metapsychology Online Reviews, Sep 15th 2009 (Volume 13, Issue 38) Yes
Merricks (Trenton) There Are No Criteria For Identity Over Time Paper - Cited Low Quality Abstract Noûs, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Mar., 1998), pp. 106-124 No
Noe (Alva) Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness Book - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Noe (Alva) - Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness 23%
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) Psychology and Personal Identity Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 1, pp. 7-21 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal - Personal Identity Without Psychology Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Olson (Eric) What are We? Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 57%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Brains Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 4 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 22%
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 3, pp. 42-72 Yes
Parfit (Derek) Nagel's Brain Paper - Cited High Quality Abstract Parfit - Reasons and Persons, Appendix D Yes
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Low Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Shand (John) Central Issues of Philosophy Book - Cited (via Paper Cited) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 34%
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 21%
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Introduction Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves - Introduction Yes
Snowdon (Paul) The Self and Personal Identity Paper - Cited Medium Quality Abstract Shand (John) - Central Issues of Philosophy, Chapter 9 Yes
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
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Criterion Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



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