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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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Campbell (Courtney S.) A No-Brainer: Criticisms of Brain-Based Standards of Death 3 Abstract
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Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Oct. 2001 26.5, pp. 539-551 13 .
Corcoran (Kevin) Biology or Psychology? Human Persons and Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Petrus - On Human Persons, 2003 22 Yes
Green (Michael) & Wikler (Daniel) Brain Death and Personal Identity 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1980, 105-133 29 Yes
Kitts (David B.) & Kitts (David J.) Biological Species as Natural Kinds 1 Abstract
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Philosophy of Science 46, No. 4 (Dec., 1979), pp. 613-622 10 .
Konner (Melvin) The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit 3 More
Konner (Melvin) - The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit 523 .
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) The Biological Approach 1 Abstract
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The Human Animal, September 1999, Chapter 6, pp. 124-153 30 Yes
Ruse (Michael) Biological Species: Natural Kinds, Individuals, or What? 1 Abstract
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British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 38, No. 2 (Jun., 1987), pp. 225-242 18 .
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Ethics - Conclusion: Notes on Method 1 Abstract
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Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Conclusion 10 Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity and Moral Responsibility 1 Abstract
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Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 7 26 Yes
Shoemaker (David) Personal Identity, Rational Anticipation, and Self-Concern 1 Abstract
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Shoemaker (David) - Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction, 2009, Chapter 2 28 Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Biological Criterion 1 Abstract
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Wilson (Jack) Beyond Horses and Oak Trees: A New Theory of Individuation for Living Entities 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 1, pp. 1-21 21 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Generation and Corruption 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 5, pp. 86-104 19 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Identity and Sortals: Why Relative Identity Is Self-Contradictory 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Appendix, pp. 119-126 8 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Individuality and Equivocation 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 3, pp. 48-68 21 Yes
Wilson (Jack) Personal Identity Naturalized: Our Bodies, Our Selves 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 6, pp. 105-118 14 Yes
Wilson (Jack) The Biological and Philosophical Roots of Individuality 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 2, pp. 22-47 26 Yes
Wilson (Jack) The Necessity of Biological Origin and Substantial Kinds 1 Abstract
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Wilson, Jack - Biological Individuality: The identity and Persistence of Living Entities; 1999, Chap. 4, pp. 69-81 17 Yes
Wrangham (Richard) Review of 'The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit' by Melvin Konner 3 Abstract
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Evolutionary Psychology – ISSN 1474-7049 – 2004. Volume 2. pp. 3-6 4 Yes

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