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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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Baillie (James) Problems in Personal Identity: In Conclusion 1 Abstract
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Baillie (James) - Problems in Personal Identity, 1993, Conclusion 3 Yes
Baker (Deane-Peter) Taylor and Parfit on Personal Identity: a Response to Lotter 1 Abstract
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South African Journal of Philosophy, Aug99, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p331, 16p 16 Yes
Borowski (E.J.) Identity and Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Mind, 1976, 481-502 22 8%
Canavero (Sergio) HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project outline for the first human head transplantation with spinal linkage (GEMINI) 1 Abstract
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Surgical Neurology International, June 13, 2013 8 17%
Canavero (Sergio) The “Gemini” spinal cord fusion protocol: Reloaded 1 Abstract
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Surgical Neurology International, February 3, 2015 5 .
Graham (Gordon) Review of David Cockburn's 'Human Beings' 2 Abstract
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Philosophy - 67/262 (October 1992) 2 .
Guardian Newspaper First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims 1 Abstract
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Guardian Newspaper (Ian Sample), 25/02/15 2 .
Guardian Newspaper I'll do the first human head transplant 1 Abstract
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Guardian Newspaper (Tom Lamont), 03/10/15 8 17%
Harrison (Jonathan) A Philosopher's Nightmare or the Ghost Not Laid 3 Abstract
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series, Vol. 67 (1966 - 1967), pp. 179-188 10 .
Harrison (Jonathan) How Ludwig Became a Homunculus 3 Abstract
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Philosophy, Vol. 71, No. 277 (Jul., 1996), pp. 439-444 6 .
Hershenov (David) Countering the Appeal of the Psychological Approach to Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Philosophy - 79, Jul2004, Issue 309, p447-474, 28p; 28 Yes
Mackie (David) Going Topless 1 Abstract
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Ratio 11.2, Sep1998, p125, 16p 16 Yes
Madden (Rory) Externalism and Brain Transplants 1 Abstract
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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, Vol 6, eds. K. Bennett and D. Zimmerman, OUP 2011 30 4%
Martin (Alan P.) Human head transplant: Controversial procedure successfully carried out on corpse 1 More
alphr; 17th November 2017 15 Yes
New Scientist First human head transplant could happen in two years 1 Abstract
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New Scientist (Helen Thomson), 25/02/15 4 .
Northoff (G.) Do Brain Tissue Transplants Alter Personal Identity? Inadequacies of Some 'Standard' Arguments 3 Abstract
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Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Jun., 1996) (pp. 174-180) 7 .
Olson (Eric) Animalism and the Remnant-Person Problem 1 Abstract
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J. Fonseca and J. Gonçalves, eds., Philosophical Perspectives on the Self, Peter Lang 2015: 21-40 15 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Remnant-Person Problem 1 Abstract
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Blatti & Snowdon - Animalism: New Essays on Persons, Animals, and Identity, 2016: Part II, Chapter 7, pp. 145-161 17 50%
Olson (Eric) Why We Need Not Accept the Psychological Approach 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 3, pp. 42-72 31 Yes
Puccetti (Roland) Brain Transplants and Personal Identity 3 Abstract
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Analysis 29.3, 1969, pp. 65-77 13 .
Puccetti (Roland) Mr. Brennan on Person's Brains 3 Abstract
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Analysis 31.1, 1970, pp. 30-32 3 .
Puccetti (Roland) Remembering the Past of Another 3 Abstract
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Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 2 (4), June 1973: 523-532. 10 .
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Self-Regarding Ethics - Alternative Approaches 1 Abstract
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Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 3 30 Yes
Smart (Brian) Personal Identity in an Organized Parcel 3 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies: Vol. 24, No. 6 (Nov., 1973), pp. 420-423 4 .
Snowdon (Paul) Brain Transplants, Animals, and Us 1 Abstract
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Snowdon (Paul) - Persons, Animals, Ourselves - Chapter 10 16 13%
Snowdon (Paul) Personal Identity and Brain Transplants 1 Abstract
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Cockburn - Human Beings, 1991 18 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Brain Transplants 1 Abstract
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Van Inwagen (Peter) Brain Transplants 1 More
Van Inwagen - Material Beings; 1990; Ch. 15 13 Yes
Wiggins (David) Locke, Butler and the Stream of Consciousness: And Men as Natural Kind 1 Abstract
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Philosophy, Vol. 51, No. 196 (Apr., 1976), pp. 131-158 26 Yes

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