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These are the papers on the subject of Personal Identity (and related topics) that I've collected, sorted by Sub-Topic. My intention is to provide abstracts for them all, with jumping off points for further thoughts. However, this might take several lifetimes.


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Alexander (Ronald) Consciousness and the Self 3 Abstract
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Alexander (Ronald) - The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity, 1997, Chapter 8 16 .
Anderson (Robert M.) & Gonsalves (Joseph F.) Sensory Suppression and the Unity of Consciousness 3 More
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4: 99-100, 1981 1 .
Anderson (Susan Leigh) Coconsciousness and Numerical Identity 2 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies 30:1-10, 1976 10 .
Baars (Bernard), Banks (William) & Newman (James) Consciousness as a State: Sleep, Coma, Anesthesia, and Dreaming 1 More
Baars, Banks & Newman - Essential Sources in the Scientific Study of Consciousness 8 .
Baker (Lynne Rudder) From Consciousness to Self-Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Grazer Philosophische Studien 84 (2012), 19–38 20 6%
Baker (Lynne Rudder) Nonreductive Materialism 1 Abstract
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Brian McLaughlin and Ansgar Beckermann, Eds., The Oxford Handbook for the Philosophy of Mind, pages 109–120. OUP, Oxford, 2009 12 8%
Bayne (Tim) Self-Consciousness And The Unity Of Consciousness 3 Abstract
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Monist, Apr2004, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p219-236, 18p 18 .
Bennett (M.R.) & Hacker (P.M.S.) Self-Consciousness 3 Abstract
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Bennett & Hacker - Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience, Chapter 12 30 .
Bermudez (Jose Luis) The Paradox of Self-Consciousness 3 More
Bermudez (Jose Luis) - The Paradox of Self-Consciousness 250 .
Bermudez (Jose Luis) The Sources of Self-consciousness 4 Abstract
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102, 2001, 87-107 21 .
Boden (Margaret) Conciousness and Human Identity: an Interdisciplinary Perspective 3 More
Cornwell - Consciousness and Human Identity 20 .
Brandon (Ed) Review of Galen Strawson's 'Consciousness and Its Place in Nature: Does Physicalism Entail Panpsychism?' 1 Abstract
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Metapsychology Online Reviews, May 22nd 2007 (Volume 11, Issue 21) 3 Yes
Brook (Andrew) Unified Consciousness and the Self 3 Abstract
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Gallagher & Shear - Models of the Self 10 .
Burkeman (Oliver) The I in Mind: Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? 1 Abstract
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Guardian, Wednesday 21 January 2015, pp. 25-27 3 Yes
Campbell (John) Conceptual Structure and Self-Consciousness 4 Abstract
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Campbell - Past, Space and Self, Chapter 6 22 .
Campbell (John) The Body Image and Self-Consciousness 3 More
Bermudez, Marcel & Eilan - The Body and the Self 14 .
Carruthers (Peter) Against the moral standing of animals 1 Abstract
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C. Morris (ed.), Practical Ethics: questions of life and death. OUP, 2011 19 8%
Carruthers (Peter) Animal mentality: its character, extent, and moral significance 1 Abstract
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R. Frey and T. Beauchamp (eds.), Handbook on Ethics and Animals. OUP, 2011 34 5%
Carruthers (Peter) Animal minds are real, (distinctively) human minds are not 1 Abstract
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American Philosophical Quarterly 50 (2013), 233-247 15 12%
Carruthers (Peter) Fragmentary consciousness and the Cartesian theatre 3 Abstract
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Carruthers - Phenomenal Consciousness 28 .
Carruthers (Peter) Higher-order representationalism: a first defence 3 Abstract
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Carruthers - Phenomenal Consciousness 30 .
Carruthers (Peter) Invertebrate concepts confront the Generality Constraint (and win) 1 Abstract
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R. Lurz (ed.), The Philosophy of Animal Minds. CUP, 2009 19 8%
Carruthers (Peter) Invertebrate minds: a challenge for ethical theory 1 Abstract
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Journal of Ethics, 11 (2007), 275-297 23 7%
Carruthers (Peter) Meta-cognition in animals: a skeptical look 1 Abstract
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Mind and Language, 23 (2008), 58-89 32 6%
Carruthers (Peter) Natural theories of consciousness 1 Abstract
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European Journal of Philosophy, 6 (1998), 203-222 20 8%
Carruthers (Peter) On being simple minded 1 Abstract
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American Philosophical Quarterly, 41 (2004), 205-220 16 10%
Carruthers (Peter) Suffering without subjectivity 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies, 121 (2004), 99-125 27 6%
Carruthers (Peter) The evolution of working memory 1 More
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (2013), 10371-10378 8 .
Carruthers (Peter) Why the question of animal consciousness might not matter very much 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Psychology, 17 (2004), 83-102 20 8%
Carruthers (Peter) & Fletcher (Logan) Behavior-Reading versus Mentalizing in Animals 1 Abstract
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J. Metcalfe and H. Terrace (eds.), Agency and Joint Attention. OUP, 2013 22 8%
Carruthers (Peter) & Ritchie (J. Brendan) The emergence of metacognition: affect and uncertainty in animals 1 Abstract
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M.Beran, J.Brandl, J.Perner, and J.Proust (eds.), Foundations of Metacognition. OUP, 2012. 32 6%
Carruthers (Peter), Fletcher (Logan) & Ritchie (J. Brendan) The evolution of self-knowledge 1 More
Philosophical Topics, 40 (2012), 13-37. (Published in 2014.) 25 .
Carter (William) Review of Unger's 'Identity, Consciousness and Value' 3 More
Ethics, Vol. 102, No. 4, Jul., 1992, pp. 849-851 3 .
Castaneda (Hector-Neri) Self-Consciousness, Demonstrative Reference, and the Self-Ascription View of Believing 2 More
Philosophical Perspectives, Vol. 1, Metaphysics, 1987, pp. 405-454 50 .
Cornwell (John) Consciousness and Human Identity: Preface 3 More
Cornwell - Consciousness and Human Identity 10 .
Crane (Tim) The Unity of Unconsciousness 1 Abstract
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. cxvii.1, 2016 - 2017 21 11%
Dainton (Barry) Temporal Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy 97 .
Dawkins (Marian Stamp) Through our Eyes Only? The Search for Animal Consciousness: Preface 3 More
Dawkins (Marion Stamp) - Through our Eyes Only? The Search for Animal Consciousness, Preface 2 .
Dehaene (Stanislas) Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts 2 More
Dehaene (Stanislas) - Consciousness and the Brain: Deciphering How the Brain Codes Our Thoughts 274 3%
Dennett (Daniel) Illusionism as the Obvious Default Theory of Consciousness 2 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies, 23, No. 11–12, 2016, pp. 65–72 8 22%
Dennett (Daniel) The Zombic Hunch: Extinction of an Intuition? 1 Abstract
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Philosophy at the New Millennnium, ed. Anthony O'Hear, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001, Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement: 48, pp27-43 17 10%
Edwards (Paul) The Dependence of Consciousness on the Brain 1 Abstract
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Edwards - Reincarnation: A Critical Examination, 2002, Chapter 17 22 Yes
Edwards (Paul) The Dependence of Consciousness on the Brain 3 More
Edwards - Immortality, pp, 292-307 16 .
Eilan (Naomi) Consciousness and the Self 4 More
Bermudez, Marcel & Eilan - The Body and the Self 22 .
Eliot (Lise) What's Going On in There?: How the Brain And Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life 1 More
Eliot (Lise) - What's Going On in There?: How the Brain And Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life 544 2%
Epstein (Robert) The empty brain 1 More
Aeon, 18 May, 2016 10 Yes
Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) Great Myths of Aging: Introduction 1 More
Erber (Joan T.) & Szuchman (Lenore T.) - Great Myths of Aging 5 Yes
Evans (Jules) Caves all the way down 1 More
Aeon, 17 July, 2018 8 Yes
Evans (Jules) Dissolving the ego 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 26 June, 2017 6 Yes
Evnine (Simon J.) Kinds And Conscious Experience: Is There Anything That It Is Like To Be Something? 2 Abstract
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Metaphilosophy, Vol. 39, No. 2 (April 2008), pp. 185-202 18 7%
Flew (Anthony) Substances, Stuff and Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Flew - Merely Mortal? 2000, Chapter 9 20 .
Frankish (Keith) Illusionism as a Theory of Consciousness 2 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies, 23, No. 11-12, 2016, pp. 11-39 19 11%
Frankish (Keith) The Consciousness Illusion 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 26 September, 2019 9 Yes
Frith (Christopher D.) Our illusory sense of agency has a deeply important social purpose 1 More
Aeon, 22 September, 2017 5 Yes
Garrett (Brian) Bermúdez on Self-Consciousness 3 Abstract
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The Philosophical Quarterly (1950-), Vol. 53, No. 210 (Jan., 2003), pp. 96-101 6 .
Glover (Jonathan) The Fragmentation of Consciousness 3 More
Glover - I: Philosophy and Psychology of Personal Identity 7 .
Graziano (Michael) Endless fun 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 18 December, 2013 7 Yes
Hanfling (Oswald) Wittgenstein and the Problem of Consciousness 2 More
Birkbeck Philosophy Society, 30th October 2001 10 .
Hawley (Katherine) Merricks on Whether Being Conscious is Intrinsic 2 Abstract
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Mind, 107, Number 428, October 1998, pp. 841-843 2 Yes
Honderich (Ted) Actual consciousness: database, physicalities, theory, criteria, no unique mystery 1 Abstract
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O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person 30 17%
Humphrey (Nicholas) The Inner Eye of Consciousness 3 More
Blakemore & Greenfield - Mindwaves 6 .
Jaynes (Julian) Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind 1 More
Jaynes (Julian) - Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind 480 0%
Kaess (Genevieve) Could Consciousness Emerge from a Machine Language? 1 Abstract
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Macalester Journal of Philosophy: Vol. 20: Iss. 1, 2011, Article 8 18 .
Kammerer (Francois) The Hardest Aspect of the Illusion Problem - and How to Solve it 2 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies, 23, No. 11-12, 2016, pp. 124-139 16 13%
Koch (Cristof) When Does Consciousness Arise in Human Babies? 1 Abstract
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Scientific American Mind, September 1, 2009 3 Yes
Kolak (Daniel) & Martin (Raymond) Unity of Consciousness: Introduction 2 Abstract
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Kolak & Martin - Self and Identity: Contemporary Philosophical Issues 13 .
Legerstee (Maria) Mental and Bodily Awareness in Infancy: Consciousness of Self-existence 4 More
Gallagher & Shear - Models of the Self 18 .
Lewis (Marc) The addiction habit 1 More
Aeon, 14 December, 2016 10 Yes
Madary (Michael) How would the world look if it looked as if it were encoded as an intertwined set of probability density distributions? 3 Abstract
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Frontiers in Psychology (2012) 3 2 .
Madden (Rory) Self-Consciousness and its Linguistic Expression 1 Abstract
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To appear in "Action and Verbal Communication", ed. T. Hung, Springer 21 6%
Madden (Rory) The Naive Topology of the Conscious Subject 1 Abstract
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Noûs, 2012 15 8%
Marks (Charles) Can a Single Mind Ever Have a Disunified Consciousness 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 6 3 Yes
Marks (Charles) Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind: Wittgensteinian Postscript 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 10 3 Yes
Marks (Charles) How Does Disunity of Consciousness Bear upon Unity of Mind? 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 8 5 Yes
Marks (Charles) How to Generate Philosophical Problems about Split-Brains 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 2 4 Yes
Marks (Charles) In What Sense Do Split-Brain Patients Lack Unity of Consciousness 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 4 5 Yes
Marks (Charles) Is the Consciousness of Split-Brain Patients Always Disunified? 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 5 13 Yes
Marks (Charles) Preliminary Analysis and Some Strategy 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 3 2 Yes
Marks (Charles) Some Rough Truth Conditions for 'Split-Brain Patients Have One (Two) Mind(s)' 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 7 2 Yes
Marks (Charles) The Split-Brain Syndrome: An Example of the Philosophically Puzzling Behavior Resulting from Commissurotomy 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 1 3 Yes
Marks (Charles) Will an Adequate Psychology Favor a One-Mind Account of Split-Brain Patients? 1 More
Marks - Commissurotomy, Consciousness and Unity of Mind, 1981, Chapter 9 3 Yes
McCullagh (Mark) Functionalism and self-consciousness 3 Abstract
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Mind and Language 15, 2000, pp. 481-499 19 .
McInerney (Peter K.) Person-Stages and Unity of Consciousness 3 More
American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Jul., 1985), pp. 197-209 13 .
Merricks (Trenton) Maximality and Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 66, No. 1 (Jan., 2003), pp. 150-158 9 Yes
Merricks (Trenton) On Whether Being Conscious is Intrinsic 1 Abstract
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Mind, 107, Number 428, October 1998, pp. 845-846 2 Yes
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Neurophenomenological Case Studies I 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 4 52 .
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Neurophenomenological Case Studies II 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 7 118 .
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Preliminary Answers 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 8 78 .
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Questions 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 1 12 67%
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Tools I 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 2 94 .
Metzinger (Thomas) Being No One: Tools II 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 5 34 .
Metzinger (Thomas) The Representational Deep Structure of Phenomenal Experience 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 3 106 .
Metzinger (Thomas) The Representational Deep Structure of the Phenomenal First-Person Perspective 1 Abstract
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Metzinger (Thomas) - Being No One, Chapter 6 130 .
Musser (George) Consciousness creep 1 More
Aeon, 25 February, 2016 10 Yes
Myers (Gerald E.) Self-Awareness and Personal Identity 3 More
The Philosophy of Roderick M. Chisholm, Hahn, Lewis E, 173-184 12 .
Olson (Eric) Review of Tye's 'Consciousness and Persons - Unity and Identity' 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73, 2006: 500-503 4 .
Price (Huw) Now it’s time to prepare for the Machinocene 1 More
Aeon, 17 October, 2016 3 Yes
Ross (Don) Consciousness, language, and the possibility of non-human personhood: Reflections on elephants 1 Abstract
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Forthcoming (as of 16 January 2019) in Journal of Consciousness Studies 21 17%
Schechter (Elizabeth) Self-Consciousness and 'Split' Brains: The Minds’ I (TOC & Chapter 1: The Unity Puzzle) 1 Abstract
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Retrieved from Academia.edu, 27/07/18 28 62%
Seth (Anil Kumar) The real problem 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 02 November, 2016 9 Yes
Shanahan (Murray) Conscious exotica 1 More
Aeon, 19 October, 2016 19 Yes
Sider (Ted) Maximality and Microphysical Supervenience 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66, 2003, 139-149 11 .
Snowdon (Paul) Animalism and the Unity of Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves - Chapter 8 33 7%
Snowdon (Paul) Animalism and the Unity of Consciousness: Some Issues 1 Abstract
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Blatti & Snowdon - Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, 2016: Part III, Chapter 13, pp. 266-282 17 33%
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Tye (Michael) Consciousness and Persons - Introduction: Kinds of Unity and Kinds of Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Introduction 16 Yes
Tye (Michael) Consciousness and Persons: Preface 1 More
Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Preface 5 Yes
Tye (Michael) Persons and Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Chapter 6 32 .
Tye (Michael) Split Brains 1 Abstract
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Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Chapter 5 24 .
Tye (Michael) The Body Image and the Unity of Bodily Experience 1 Abstract
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Tye - Consciousness and Persons, 2003, Chapter 2 24 .
Van de Vate (Dwight) The Problem of Robot Consciousness 3 More
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 149-165 17 .
Wilkes (Kathleen) The Coherence of Consciousness 1 Abstract
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Wilkes - Real People: Personal Identity Without Thought Experiments, Chapter 6 30 Yes
Zovko (Jure) Metaphysics as Interpretation of Conscious Life: Some Remarks on D. Henrich's and D. Kolak's Thinking 4 Abstract
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Synthese, Vol. 162, No. 3 (Jun., 2008), pp. 425-438 14 8%

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