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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) Metaphysical Vagueness 1 Abstract
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Baker (Lynne) - The Metaphysics of Everyday Life: An Essay in Practical Realism, Chapter 6 21 .
Copeland (B. Jack) Vague Identity and Fuzzy Logic 2 Abstract
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Journal of Philosophy 94.10, Oct. 1997, pp. 514-534 21 .
Doyle (Robert O.) The Sorites Puzzle of the Heap 1 More
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Everett (Theodore J.) A Simple Logic for Comparisons and Vagueness 3 Abstract
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Synthese, Vol. 123, No. 2 (May, 2000), pp. 263-278 16 .
Forbes (Graeme) Two Solutions To Chisholm's Paradox 3 Abstract
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Heller (Mark) Preface: The Ontology of Physical Objects - Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter 1 Abstract
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Heller - The Ontology of Physical Objects, Preface 6 .
Heller (Mark) The Sorites Paradox 1 Abstract
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Heller - The Ontology of Physical Objects, Chapter 3 42 .
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminating Us? 1 Abstract
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Merricks - Objects and Persons, 2001, Chapter 5 20 8%
Merricks (Trenton) Considerations in Favour of Eliminativism 1 Abstract
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Merricks - Objects and Persons, 2001, Chapter 2 26 7%
Price (Marjorie) Identity Through Time 1 Abstract
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Journal of Philosophy 74, No. 4, Apr., 1977, pp. 201-217 17 73%
Sainsbury (Mark) Tolerating Vagueness 3 More
Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, New Series, Vol. 89 (1988 - 1989), pp. 33-48 16 .
Salmon (Nathan) Modal Paradox: Parts and Counterparts, Points and Counterpoints 2 Abstract
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Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Appendix 4 72 .
Sanford (David H.) Nostalgia for the ordinary: comments on papers by Unger and Wheeler 3 Abstract
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Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 175-184 10 .
Schiffer (Stephen) Two Issues of Vagueness 3 Abstract
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The Monist, Vol. 81, No. 2, Vagueness (April 1998), pp. 193-214 22 .
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Sorites 1 Abstract
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Tye (Michael) Vague Objects 3 Abstract
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Mind, Vol. 99, No. 396, Oct., 1990, pp. 535-557 23 .
Unger (Peter) I Do Not Exist 1 Abstract
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MacDonald - Perception & Identity - Essays Presented to A J Ayer with His Replies, 1979 17 Yes
Unger (Peter) Skepticism and Nihilism 3 Abstract
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Nous, Vol. 14, No. 4, Special Issue on Epistemology, Nov., 1980, pp. 517-545 29 .
Unger (Peter) There are no Ordinary Things 1 Abstract
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Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 117-154 38 .
Unger (Peter) Why There Are No People 1 Abstract
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Midwest Studies in Philosophy (Vol IV) - Metaphysics 46 8%
Wheeler (Samuel C.) On That Which is Not 3 Abstract
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Synthese 71, 1979, pp. 155-173 19 .
Williams (J. Robbie G.) An Argument for the Many 1 Abstract
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Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. 106 (2006), pp. 411-419 9 .
Williamson (Timothy) On vagueness, or, when is a heap of sand not a heap of sand? 1 More
Aeon, 15 November, 2016 3 Yes
Williamson (Timothy) Stalnaker on the Interaction of Modality with Quantification and Identity 3 Abstract
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To appear in a festschrift for Robert Stalnaker, edited by Judith Thomson (Oxford University Press) 48 .

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