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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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Baker (Lynne Rudder) What Am I? 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Mar99, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p151, 9p; 9 Yes
Bowin (John) Chrysippus' Puzzle About Identity 3 Abstract
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Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 24: 239-251 (2003) 13 50%
DeGrazia (David) Are we essentially persons? Olson, Baker, and a reply 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Forum; Winter2002, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p101, 20p 20 Yes
Olson (Eric) A Compound of Two Substances 1 Abstract
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Corcoran - Soul, Body and Survival, Chapter 5 16 .
Olson (Eric) An Argument for Animalism 1 Abstract
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Martin & Barresi - Personal Identity, Chapter 12 17 Yes
Olson (Eric) Animalism and the Corpse Problem 1 Abstract
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Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 82, No. 2, pp. 265-274; June 2004 9 Yes
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) Are People Animals? 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 5, pp. 94-123 30 Yes
Olson (Eric) Composition and Coincidence 1 Abstract
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Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, 77 (1996), pp. 374-403 30 .
Olson (Eric) Computer-Generated Life 1 Abstract
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Final version: Olson, E.T. (1997) The Ontological Basis of Strong Artificial Life. Artificial Life, 3 (1). pp. 29-39 11 .
Olson (Eric) Critical Notice of Trenton Merricks' 'Objects and Persons' 1 More
Olson's Website; Philosophical Books 43, 2002, pp. 292-299 8 17%
Olson (Eric) Dion's Foot 1 Abstract
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Journal of Philosophy 94, No. 5 (May, 1997), 260-265 6 Yes
Olson (Eric) Ethics and the Generous Ontology 1 Abstract
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Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 31 (special issue: Personal Identity and Bioethics), 2010: 259–270 12 Yes
Olson (Eric) Human Atoms 1 Abstract
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Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 76, No 3, pp. 396--406; September 1998 11 33%
Olson (Eric) Human People Or Human Animals 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies 80:159-181, 1995 23 Yes
Olson (Eric) Identity, Quantification and Number 1 Abstract
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T. Tahko, ed., Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics, Cambridge University Press 2012: 66-82 22 17%
Olson (Eric) Immanent Causation and Life After Death 1 Abstract
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Gasser (Georg) - Personal Identity and Resurrection: How Do We Survive Our Death? 2010 16 Yes
Olson (Eric) Imperfect Identity 1 Abstract
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 106, Number 2, March 2006, pp. 247-264(18) 18 Yes
Olson (Eric) In Search of the Simple View 1 Abstract
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Gasser (Georg) & Stefan (Matthias), Eds. - Personal Identity: Complex or Simple? 19 .
Olson (Eric) Is Psychology Relevant To Personal Identity? 1 Abstract
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Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 72, Number 2, June 1994, pp. 173-186(14). 14 Yes
Olson (Eric) Is there a Bodily Criterion of Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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MacBride - Identity and Modality, 2006, Chapter 11 19 .
Olson (Eric) Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave 1 Abstract
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Martin & Augustine - The Myth of an Afterlife, Part 2, Chapter 19, 2015: 409-423 16 Yes
Olson (Eric) Lowe's Defence of Constitutionalism 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Quarterly, Volume 53, Number 210, January 2003, pp. 92-95(4) 4 .
Olson (Eric) Material Coincidence and the Indiscernibility Problem 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Quarterly 51, No. 204, July 2001 19 Yes
Olson (Eric) Metaphysics - Answers to Five Questions 1 Abstract
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Olson's Website; To appear in A. Steglich-Petersen, Metaphysics - 5 Questions, Automatic Press, New York, 2010 8 .
Olson (Eric) Objects and Their Matter 1 Abstract
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Olson's Website; To appear in R. Garcia, Ed., Substance, Philosophia Verlag. 23 29%
Olson (Eric) On Parfit's View That We Are Not Human Beings 1 Abstract
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O'Hear (Anthony), Ed. - Mind, Self and Person, 2015: 39-56 18 Yes
Olson (Eric) Persistence 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 2, pp. 22-41 20 Yes
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Stich & Warfield - Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, 2003 17 Yes
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity - Oxford Bibliographies Online 1 More
Oxford Bibliographies Online / Sheffield University website 19 Yes
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity (Stanford, 2002) 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2002 16 Yes
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity (Stanford, 2007) 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2007 14 .
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity (Stanford, 2008) 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2008 24 .
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity (Stanford, 2010) 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2002-10 36 10%
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity (Stanford, 2015) 1 Abstract
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Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, Summer 2017 33 22%
Olson (Eric) Personal Identity and the Radiation Argument 1 Abstract
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Analysis 61, January 2001, pp. 38-44(7). 7 Yes
Olson (Eric) Precis of 'The Human Animal' 1 Abstract
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Abstracta Special Issue I – 2008 (Brazil) 3 Yes
Olson (Eric) Psychology and Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 1, pp. 7-21 15 Yes
Olson (Eric) Relativism and Persistence 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies 88, Number 2, November 1997, pp. 141-162(22) 22 Yes
Olson (Eric) Replies to Baker, Markosian & Zimmerman 1 Abstract
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Abstracta Special Issue I – 2008 (Brazil) 11 Yes
Olson (Eric) Reply to Lynne Rudder Baker 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Mar99, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p161, 6p; 6 Yes
Olson (Eric) Review of Dancy's 'Reading Parfit' 1 More
Philosophical Books; Oct1998, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p252-4 3 .
Olson (Eric) Review of Hud Hudson's 'A Materialist Metaphysics of the Human Person' 1 Abstract
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Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 4 Yes
Olson (Eric) Review of Jack Wilson's 'Biological Individuality: The Identity and Persistence of Living Entities' 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Quarterly, 2001, Vol. 51 Issue 203, p264-6 3 .
Olson (Eric) Review of Lowe's 'The Possibility of Metaphysics' 1 Abstract
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Mind, 109, Number 436, October 2000, pp. 967-9 3 .
Olson (Eric) Review of Lynne Baker's 'Persons And Bodies' 1 Abstract
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Mind, 110, Number 438, April 2001, pp. 427-430(4) 3 .
Olson (Eric) Review of P. Snowdon, Persons, Animals, Ourselves 1 Abstract
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Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015.06.31 3 .
Olson (Eric) Review of Perry's 'Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self' 1 Abstract
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European Journal of Philosophy (To appear in …) 5 .
Olson (Eric) Review of 'Persons: Human and Divine' 1 Abstract
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Mind, 2008 4 Yes
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 .
Olson (Eric) Self: Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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W. Banks, ed., Encyclopedia of Consciousness (Elsevier Academic Press), vol. 2, 301-312 12 17%
Olson (Eric) Temporal Parts and Timeless Parthood 1 Abstract
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Nous 40: 738-752, 2006 21 .
Olson (Eric) The Biological Approach 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 6, pp. 124-153 30 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Epicurean View of Death 1 Abstract
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Journal of Ethics 17 (special issue: The Benefits and Harms of Existence and Non-Existence), 2013: 65-78 21 8%
Olson (Eric) The Extended Self 1 Abstract
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Minds and Machines 21 (special issue: The Construction of Personal Identities Online), 2011: 481-495 23 7%
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: Alternatives 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 7, pp. 154-169 15 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: Introduction 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Introduction, pp. 3-7 4 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Human Animal: References 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, References (pp. 179-185) 7 Yes
Olson (Eric) The Metaphysical Implications of Conjoined Twining 1 Abstract
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Southern Journal of Philosophy 52, Spindel Supplement, 2014: 24-40 15 17%
Olson (Eric) The Nature of People 1 Abstract
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Luper - The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death, 2014, Chapter 2 14 25%
Olson (Eric) The Ontology of Material Objects 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Books, Oct2002, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p292-299, 8p 8 .
Olson (Eric) The Paradox of Increase 1 Abstract
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The Monist, Vol. 89, No. 3, Coming into Being and Passing Away (July 2006), pp. 390-417 27 4%
Olson (Eric) The Person and the Corpse 1 Abstract
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Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Death; ed. Ben Bradley, Fred Feldman, and Jens Johansson (OUP, 2015), pp. 80-96 16 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) The Role of the Brainstem in Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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A. Blank, ed., Animals: New Essays, Philosophia 2016: 291-302 9 22%
Olson (Eric) The Zombies Among Us 1 Abstract
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To appear in Nous, 2017+ 13 12%
Olson (Eric) There Is No Problem of the Self 1 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies, Volume 5, Numbers 5-6, 1998, pp. 645-657(13) 14 Yes
Olson (Eric) Thinking Animals and the Constitution View 1 Abstract
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Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, 2001, e-Symposium on "Persons & Bodies: A Constitution View" 8 Yes
Olson (Eric) Thinking Animals and the Reference of 'I' 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Topics 30: 189-208. 2002 20 Yes
Olson (Eric) Warum wir Tiere sind (Why we are animals) 1 Abstract
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Petrus - On Human Persons, 2003 12 Yes
Olson (Eric) Was I Ever a Fetus? 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Mar97, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p95, 18p; 16 Yes
Olson (Eric) Was I Ever a Fetus? (Human Animal) 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 4, pp. 73-93 21 Yes
Olson (Eric) Was I Ever a Fetus? ('New Version') 1 Abstract
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R. Nichols et al., eds., Philosophy Through Science Fiction, Routledge 2008. 15 12%
Olson (Eric) Was Jekyll Hyde? 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66, Number 2, 1 March 2003, pp. 328-348(21) 21 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? 1 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies, Volume 14, Issue 05-06 (2007), pp. 37-55 (19) 19 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Animals 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 2 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 23 81%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Brains 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 4 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 21 22%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Bundles 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 6 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 29 29%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Constitution 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 3 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 26 24%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Contents + References 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology - Contents + References (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 7 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Nihilism 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 8 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 28 21%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Souls 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 7 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 29 38%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? Temporal Parts 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 5 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 28 29%
Olson (Eric) What Are We? The Question 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 1 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 17 Yes
Olson (Eric) What Are We? What Now? 1 Abstract
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What Are We? A Study in Personal Ontology, Chapter 9 (November 2007: Oxford University Press.) 25 43%
Olson (Eric) What Does Functionalism Tell Us About Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Nous, Dec2002, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p682-698, 17p; 17 20%
Olson (Eric) What Does It Mean To Say That We Are Animals? 1 Abstract
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Journal of Consciousness Studies 22: 11-12 (special issue: First-Person Perspective and the Self), 2015: 84-107 20 6%
Olson (Eric) Why I Have No Hands 1 Abstract
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Theoria 61 (1995): 182-197 14 Yes
Olson (Eric) Why Is Death Bad? 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 22 April, 2016 4 Yes
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
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Olson 1 Abstract
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