Section : Natural Kinds

Top Jump Table
Previous Page: Narrative IdentityNext Page: Naturalism

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.


Author Title Priority Abstract Source Pages Read?
Ayers (Michael R.) Locke Versus Aristotle on Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Journal of Philosophy, 78.5 (May 1981), 247-272 26 .
Ayers (Michael R.) Part II: God, Nature and the Law of Nature 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Ayers - Locke (Vol. 2 - Ontology), 1991, Part II, pp. 131-204 74 .
Bird (Alexander) & Tobin (Emma) Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2008-17 37 75%
Brody (Baruch) Natural Kinds and Real Essences 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Journal of Philosophy 64, No. 14, Jul. 20, 1967, pp. 431-446 16 .
Charland (Louis C.) The Natural Kind Status of Emotion 3 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 53, Number 4, December 2002, pp. 511-537(27) 27 .
Cocchiarella (Nino) On the Logic of Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
High Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 43, No. 2. (Jun., 1976), pp. 202-222. 21 .
Cooper (Rachel) Why Hacking is Wrong about Human Kinds 3 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 55, Number 1, March 2004, pp. 73-85(13) 13 .
Daly (Chris) Defending Promiscuous Realism About Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Philosophical Quarterly 46, No. 185 (Oct., 1996), pp. 496-500 5 .
Daly (Chris) Review. Natural kinds. T.E. Wilkerson 1 Abstract
High Quality AbstractMore
Mind, 105, Number 419, July 1996, pp. 514-517(4) 4 .
Dupre (John) In Defence of Classification 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Stud. Hist. Phil. Biol. & Biomed. Sci., Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 203–219, 2001 17 .
Dupre (John) Is 'Natural Kind' a Natural Kind Term? 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Monist; Jan2002, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p29, 21p 21 .
Dupre (John) Natural Kinds and Biological Taxa 1 More
Philosophical Review 90, No. 1. (Jan., 1981), pp. 66-90 25 .
Dupre (John) Wilkerson on Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy 64 1989, pp. 248-251 4 .
Dupre (John) & O'Malley (Maureen A.) Varieties of Living Things: Life at the Intersection of Lineage and Metabolism 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy and Theoretical Biology (2009) 1:e003 25 .
Elder (Crawford) Review. Natural kinds. T.E. Wilkerson 1 More
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 57, No. 1. (Mar., 1997), pp. 239-241 3 .
Ereshefsky (Marc) Bridging the Gap between Human Kinds and Biological Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 71 Dec2004, Issue 5, p912-921, 10p 10 .
Fales (Evans) Natural Kinds and Freaks of Nature 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 49, No. 1. (Mar., 1982), pp. 67-90 24 .
Funkhouser (Eric) Notes on Quine, “Natural Kinds” 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Funkhouser (Eric) - Metaphysics, Spring 2014 3 .
Griffiths (Paul) Darwinism, Process Structuralism, and Natural Kinds 3 Abstract
High Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 63, Supplement. Proceedings of the 1996 Biennial Meetings of the Philosophy of Science Association. Part I: Contributed Papers (Sep., 1996), pp. S1-S9 9 .
Griffiths (Paul) Emotions as Natural and Normative Kinds 3 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 71 Dec2004, Issue 5, p901-911, 11p 11 .
Hacking (Ian) How 'Natural' are 'Kinds' of Sexual Orientation? 4 Abstract
High Quality AbstractMore
Law and Philosophy, Volume 21, Number 3, May 2002, pp. 335-347(13) 13 .
Haslam (Nick O.) Natural Kinds, Human Kinds, and Essentialism 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Social Research; Summer98, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p291-314, 24p 24 .
Kahane (Howard) Thomason on Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Nous, 3, No. 4. (Nov., 1969), pp. 409-412 4 .
Khalidi (Muhammad Ali) Natural Kinds and Crosscutting Categories 3 More
Journal of Philosophy 95, No. 1, Jan., 1998, pp. 33-50 18 .
Kim (Jaegwon) Moral Kinds and Natural Kinds: What's the Difference: For a Naturalist? 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Philosophical Issues, Vol. 8, Truth. (1997), pp. 293-301 9 .
Kitcher (Patricia) Natural Kinds and Unnatural Persons 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy - 54:541-547 (1979) 7 .
Kitts (David B.) & Kitts (David J.) Biological Species as Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy of Science 46, No. 4 (Dec., 1979), pp. 613-622 10 .
Kornblith (Hilary) Locke and Natural Kinds 2 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Kornblith - Inductive Inference and Its Natural Ground, Chapter 2 22 .
Kornblith (Hilary) Real Kinds in Nature 2 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Kornblith - Inductive Inference and Its Natural Ground, Chapter 3 26 .
LaPorte (Joseph) Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change: Introduction 1 More
LaPorte - Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change, Introduction 9 .
LaPorte (Joseph) Natural Kinds, Rigidity, and Essence 1 More
LaPorte - Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change, Chapter 2 30 .
LaPorte (Joseph) What Is a Natural Kind, and Do Biological Taxa Qualify 1 More
LaPorte - Natural Kinds and Conceptual Change, Chapter 1 25 .
Lizza (John) Persons: Natural, Functional, or Ethical Kind? 2 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 66, No. 1, The Challenges
of Globalization: Rethinking Nature, Culture, and Freedom (Jan., 2007), pp. 195-216
22 .
Markman (Ellen) Natural Kinds 1 More
Kornblith - Naturalizing Epistemology 28 .
Mellor (D.H.) Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Vol. 28, No. 4, Dec., 1977, pp. 299-312 14 .
Moreno (Luis Fernández) Reference Change of Natural Kind Terms 4 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Sorites 11, December 1999: 6-14 9 .
Putman (Daniel) Natural Kinds and Human Artifacts 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Mind, 91, No. 363 (Jul., 1982), pp. 418-419 2 .
Quine (W.V.) Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Quine - Ontological Relativity 25 19%
Resnick (Lawrence) Empiricism and Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Journal of Philosophy 57, No. 17 (Aug., 1960), pp. 555-559 5 .
Ruse (Michael) Biological Species: Natural Kinds, Individuals, or What? 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38, No. 2 (Jun., 1987), pp. 225-242 18 .
Salmon (Nathan) Putnam’s Theory of Natural Kind Terms 2 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 4 68 .
Schwartz (Stephen P.) Naming, Necessity and Natural Kinds: Introduction 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Schwartz (Stephen P.), Ed. - Naming, Necessity and Natural Kinds 288 2%
Schwartz (Stephen P.) Natural Kinds and Nominal Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Mind, 89, No. 354 (Apr., 1980), pp. 182-195 14 .
Sober (Elliott) Natural Kind 3 More
Kim & Sosa - A Companion to Metaphysics 2 .
Thomason (Richmond H.) Species, Determinates and Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Nous, 3, No. 1. (Feb., 1969), pp. 95-101 7 .
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
. 10 Yes
Towry (M.H.) On the Doctrine of Natural Kinds 1 More
Mind, 12, No. 47 (Jul., 1887), pp. 434-438 5 .
Uzgalis (William) The Anti-Essential Locke and Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
High Quality AbstractMore
Philosophical Quarterly, 1988, Vol. 38 Issue 152, p330-339, 10p 10 .
Wiggins (David) Locke, Butler and the Stream of Consciousness: And Men as Natural Kind 1 Abstract
Medium Quality AbstractMore
Philosophy, Vol. 51, No. 196 (Apr., 1976), pp. 131-158 26 Yes
Wiggins (David) Putnam's Concept of Natural Kind Words and Frege's Doctrines of Sense, Reference, and Extension: Can They Cohere? 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Wiggins (David) - Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity 15 17%
Wilkerson (T.E.) Species, Essences and the Names of Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
Low Quality AbstractMore
Philosophical Quarterly, 1993, Vol. 43 Issue 170, p1, 19p 19 .

© Theo Todman, June 2007 - Oct 2018. Please address any comments on this page to theo@theotodman.com. File output:
Website Maintenance Dashboard
Return to Top of this Page Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page Return to Theo Todman's Home Page