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Personal Identity

Life

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04/07/2014 22:46:34 1674 Life
18/12/2010 19:58:05 89 Life



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11/03/2018 20:19:41 Life Person

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Awaiting Attention (Personal Identity) Death Intermittent Objects Life After Death Organisms
Person        

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Aeon Papers - Summary Document Animation Biological Criterion Death Johnston - Human Beings
Organisms Process Metaphysics Psychological View Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection)
Thesis - Current Stance        

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Authors, Books & Papers Citing this Note

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Feldman (Fred) Life-Functional Theories of Life Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper High Quality Abstract    
Pross (Addy) What Is Life? Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Shipley (G.J.) Review of Andy Clark's 'Natural-Born Cyborgs' Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animation Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological Criterion Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 06 (Animalism and Arguments for It) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 11 (Resurrection) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Current Position Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Death Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Life Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Organisms Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Process Metaphysics Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Psychological View Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes



References & Reading List

Author Title Medium Source Read?
Agar (Nicholas) Biocentrism and the Concept of Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Ethics, Vol. 108, No. 1 (Oct., 1997), pp. 147-168 11%
Al-Khalili (Jim) & McFadden (Johnjoe) Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Al-Khalili (Jim) & McFadden (Johnjoe) - Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology 1%
Archard (David) Procreating Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 14 8%
Atkinson (Basil F.C.) Life and Immortality: An Examination of the Nature and Meaning of Life and Death as they are revealed in the Scriptures Book - Referenced Atkinson (Basil F.C.) - Life and Immortality: An Examination of the Nature and Meaning of Life and Death as they are revealed in the Scriptures Yes
Baker (Lynne Rudder) On the Very Idea of a Form of Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Inquiry, 27:277–89, 1984 12%
Baker (Lynne Rudder) When Do Persons Begin and End? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Distinguished Faculty Lecture, December 5, 2005 Yes
Bedau (Mark A.) The Nature of Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 1 6%
Bedau (Mark A.) The Nature of Life Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Margaret Boden, ed., 1996, The Philosophy of Artificial Life (Oxford University Press), pp. 332-357 No
Borgonie (Gaetan) & Lau (Maggie) Life goes deeper Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 24 November, 2017 Yes
Brody (Baruch) Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Brody (Baruch) - Abortion and the Sanctity of Human Life : a Philosophical View 5%
Butler (J.A.V.) The Life Process Book - By Subtopic Butler (J.A.V.) - The Life Process No
Cairns-Smith (A.G.) The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Cairns-Smith (A.G.) - The Life Puzzle - On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor 2%
CIBA Foundation Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No
Dupre (John) & O'Malley (Maureen A.) Varieties of Living Things: Life at the Intersection of Lineage and Metabolism Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Philosophy and Theoretical Biology (2009) 1:e003 No
Dyson (Freeman) Origins of Life Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Dyson (Freeman) - Origins of Life Yes
Emilsson (Eyjolfur K.) On the Length of a Good Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 7 8%
England (Jeremy) Why trees don’t ungrow Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 01 November, 2017 Yes
Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) Great Myths of Aging Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) - Great Myths of Aging 24%
Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) Great Myths of Aging: Living Contexts Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) - Great Myths of Aging, Chapter 4 14%
Feldman (Fred) Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Medium Quality Abstract Feldman (Fred) - Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death Yes
Feldman (Fred) Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied Yes
Feldman (Fred) Life-Functional Theories of Life Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 2 Yes
Feldman (Fred) Vitalist Theories of Life Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 3 Yes
Flitch (Crawford J. E.) The Tragic Sense of Life: Introductory Essay Paper - By Subtopic Unomono (Miguel De) - The Tragic Sense of Life 33%
Frossard (Philippe) The Lottery of Life: The New Genetics and the Future of Mankind Book - By Subtopic Frossard (Philippe) - The Lottery of Life: The New Genetics and the Future of Mankind No
Gert (Bernard), Lizza (John), Youngner (Stuart) & Chiong (Winston) Matters of 'Life' and 'Death' Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 36, No. 3 (May - Jun., 2006), pp. 4-6 Yes
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Grobstein (Clifford) - Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures 3%
Grobstein (Clifford) Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Grobstein (Clifford) - Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures 4%
Grobstein (Clifford) The Strategy of Life Book - By Subtopic Grobstein (Clifford) - The Strategy of Life 4%
Grobstein (Clifford) The Strategy of Life Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Grobstein (Clifford) - Strategy of Life 6%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: A-B (& General) Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: A-B (& General) 37%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: C-F Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: C-F 33%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: G-K Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: G-K 32%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: L-P Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: L-P 33%
Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) Aeon: Q-S Book - By Subtopic (via Paper By Subtopic) Low Quality Abstract Hains (Brigid) & Hains (Paul) - Aeon: Q-S 29%
Hanfling (Oswald), Ed. Life and Meaning - A Reader Book - By Subtopic Hanfling (Oswald), Ed. - Life and Meaning - A Reader No
Hershenov (David) Review of Nancy Murphy's 'Bodies and Souls, or Spirited Bodies?' Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Religious Studies, 43:2, June 2007, 237-242 Yes
Jevons (F.R.) The Biochemical Approach to Life Book - By Subtopic Jevons (F.R.) - The Biochemical Approach to Life No
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Journal of Philosophy, Volume 84, Issue 2 (Feb 1987), 59-83 Yes
Johnston (Mark) Is Heaven a Place We Can Get To? Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Johnston (Mark) - Surviving Death, 2010 92%
Johnston (Mark) Surviving Death Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Medium Quality Abstract Bibliographical details to be supplied 20%
Kazez (Jean) Life Doesn't Begin at Conception Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract The Philosophers' Magazine, 3rd November 2017 Yes
Laqueur (Thomas) Ghosts and ghouls haunt the living with a message about life Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 11 January, 2017 Yes
Lemos (Noah) Assessing Lives Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 6 7%
Levy (Steven) Artificial Life: The Quest for a New Creation Book - By Subtopic Levy (Steven) - Artificial Life: The Quest for a New Creation No
Lizza (John) Where's Waldo? The 'decapitation gambit' and the definition of death Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 37, No. 12 (December 2011), pp. 743-746 No
Luper (Steven) Life's Meaning Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 12 No
Luper (Steven) The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death: Introduction Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014 42%
Luper (Steven), Ed. The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Luper (Steven), Ed. - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death 5%
Marsa (Linda) The longevity gap Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 02 July, 2014 Yes
Martin (Michael G.F.), Ed. Mind - 113/450 (April 2004) Book - Referencing (via Paper Referencing) Bibliographical details to be supplied 6%
Maynard Smith (John) The Problems of Biology Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Maynard Smith (John) - The Problems of Biology No
Maynard Smith (John) The Problems of Biology Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Maynard Smith (John) - The Problems of Biology No
McFadden (Johnjoe) Life is quantum Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 29 October, 2014 Yes
McLaren (Ann) Prelude to Embryogenesis Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No
Medawar (Peter) & Medawar (Jean) The Life Science: Current Ideas of Biology Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Medawar (Peter) & Medawar (Jean) - The Life Science: Current Ideas of Biology No
Moreland (J.P.) & Rae (Scott) Body & Soul - Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics Book - Referenced Medium Quality Abstract Moreland (J.P.) & Rae (Scott) - Body & Soul - Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics 16%
Morioka (Masahiro), Ed Nihilism and the Meaning of Life - A Philosophical Dialogue with James Tartaglia Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Morioka (Masahiro), Ed - Nihilism and the Meaning of Life - A Philosophical Dialogue with James Tartaglia 1%
Morioka (Masahiro), Ed Nihilism and the Meaning of Life - A Philosophical Dialogue with James Tartaglia Paper - By Subtopic Morioka (Masahiro), Ed - Nihilism and the Meaning of Life - A Philosophical Dialogue with James Tartaglia 1%
Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) - The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy 3%
Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy Paper - By Subtopic High Quality Abstract Morowitz (Harold J.) & Trefil (James) - The Facts of Life: Science and the Abortion Controversy 5%
Oderberg (David) Synthetic Life and the Bruteness of Immanent Causation Paper - By Subtopic E. Feser (ed.) Aristotle on Method and Metaphysics (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013): 206-35 No
Ozanne (Charles) The Life and Soul of Mortal Man: His Composition, Disintegration, and Resurrection Book - Referenced Medium Quality Abstract Ozanne (Charles) - The Life and Soul of Mortal Man: His Composition, Disintegration, and Resurrection 22%
Popper (Karl) & Eccles (John) The Self and Its Brain Book - Referenced Medium Quality Abstract Popper (Karl) & Eccles (John) - The Self and Its Brain 3%
Pross (Addy) Biology is Chemistry Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 7 Yes
Pross (Addy) Biology's Crisis of Identity Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 6 Yes
Pross (Addy) Life’s restlessness Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 29 April, 2014 Yes
Pross (Addy) Living Things are so Very Strange Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 1 Yes
Pross (Addy) Stability and Instability Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 4 Yes
Pross (Addy) The Knotty Origin of Life Problem Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 5 Yes
Pross (Addy) The Quest for a Theory of Life Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 2 Yes
Pross (Addy) Understanding 'Understanding' Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 3 Yes
Pross (Addy) What Is Life? Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology, Chapter 8 Yes
Pross (Addy) What is Life? How Chemistry Becomes Biology: Preface Paper - By Subtopic Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology Yes
Pross (Addy) What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Pross (Addy) - What is Life?: How Chemistry Becomes Biology Yes
Ruse (Michael) Does life have a purpose? Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 24 June, 2013 Yes
Schrodinger (Erwin) What is Life? Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Schrodinger (Erwin) - What is Life? 6%
Shipley (G.J.) Review of Andy Clark's 'Natural-Born Cyborgs' Paper - Referencing Medium Quality Abstract Mind - 113/450 (April 2004) Yes
Singer (Peter) Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Singer (Peter) - Rethinking Life & Death - The Collapse Our Traditional Ethics 1%
Skillings (Derek J.) Life is not easily bounded Paper - By Subtopic Aeon, 24 October, 2017 Yes
Smolin (Lee) The Life of the Cosmos Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Smolin (Lee) - The Life of the Cosmos 1%
Swinburne (Richard) The Evolution of the Soul Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Swinburne (Richard) - The Evolution of the Soul No
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animation Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. Life: The Human Being between Life and Death Book - By Subtopic Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. - Life: The Human Being between Life and Death No
Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. Life: The Human Being between Life and Death Paper - By Subtopic Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa) & Zalewski (Zbigniew), Eds. - Life: The Human Being between Life and Death No
Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa), Ed. The Origins of Life: The Primogenital Matrix Of Life And Its Context Book - By Subtopic Tymieniecka (Anna-Teresa), Ed. - The Origins of Life: The Primogenital Matrix Of Life And Its Context No
Unamuno (Miguel De), Flitch (Crawford J. E.) The Tragic Sense of Life Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Unamuno (Miguel De), Flitch (Crawford J. E.) - The Tragic Sense of Life 6%
Unamuno (Miguel De), Flitch (Crawford J. E.) The Tragic Sense of Life Paper - By Subtopic Unomono (Miguel De) - The Tragic Sense of Life 4%
Velleman (David) Beyond Price: Papers On Life And Death Book - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Velleman (David) - Beyond Price: Papers On Life And Death 9%
Velleman (David) The Rights to a Life Paper - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Written for a conference on “Life-Writing” at the Huntington Library, March 2012 25%
Warren (James) The Symmetry Problem Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 10 7%
Williams (Bernard) Types of Moral Argument Against Embryo Research Paper - By Subtopic Low Quality Abstract CIBA Foundation - Human Embryo Research: Yes or No? No
Wilson (Edward O.) The Diversity of Life Book - By Subtopic Medium Quality Abstract Wilson (Edward O.) - The Diversity of Life No
Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities Paper - Referencing High Quality Abstract Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 1, pp. 1-21 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Biological Individuality - The identity and Persistence of Living Entities Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Wilson (Jack) - Biological Individuality - The identity and Persistence of Living Entities Yes
Wollheim (Richard) Living Paper - Cited Wollheim - The Thread of Life, 1984, Chapter 1 Yes
Wollheim (Richard) The Thread of Life Book - Cited Low Quality Abstract Wollheim (Richard) - The Thread of Life 10%



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