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These are the papers on the subject of Personal Identity (and related topics) that I've actually read, sorted by sub-topic. My intention is to provide abstracts for them all, with jumping off points for further thoughts.


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Death Baillie (James) We all know that we will die, so why do we struggle to believe it? 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 04 November, 2019 4
Death Bering (Jesse) Life after Death 1 More
Aeon, 13 November, 2013 8
Death Blackmore (Susan) And After Death? 3 Abstract
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Blackmore - Dying to Live, Chapter 13 5
Death Blackmore (Susan) Dying to Live: Preface 3 Abstract
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Blackmore - Dying to Live, Preface 3
Death Booth (Katie) What I learned about disability and infanticide from Peter Singer 1 More
Aeon, 10 January, 2018 3
Death Brandon (Ed) Review of David Lund's 'Persons, Souls and Death' 3 Abstract
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Metapsychology Online Reviews, Jul 28th 2009 (Volume 13, Issue 31) 3
Death Brody (Baruch) Ethical Questions Raised by the Persistent Vegetative Patient 1 Abstract
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The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb. - Mar., 1988), pp. 33-37 5
Death Burak (Jacob) Is philanthropy driven by the human desire to cheat death? 1 More
Aeon, 24 October, 2017 4
Death Carruthers (Peter) After-Life for Materialists 1 Abstract
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Carruthers - Introducing Persons, 1986, Chapter 7 (pp. 189 - 219) 31
Death Carruthers (Peter) After-Life for Physicalists 1 Abstract
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Carruthers - The Nature of the Mind, 2004, Chapter 6 39
Death Carter (William) Will I Be a Dead Person? 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Mar99, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p167, 5p; 5
Death Cave (Stephen) Everlasting glory 1 More
Aeon, 19 December, 2014 7
Death Cave (Stephen) Not nothing 1 More
Aeon, 25 July, 2014 7
Death Cave (Stephen) Remember Herostratus 1 More
Aeon, 17 September, 2012 4
Death Cave (Stephen) Who killed Knut? 1 More
Aeon, 13 November, 2012 14
Death Cook (T.C.B.) The Death of Ivan Ilyich & Other Stories: Introduction 1 More
Tolstoy (Leo) - The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories 23
Death Cushing (Simon) Don’t Fear the Reaper: An Epicurean Answer to Puzzles About Death and Injustice 1 Abstract
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Personal Web-page, University of Michigan 12
Death Cushing (Simon) Fred Feldman: Confrontations with the Reaper 1 Abstract
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Personal Web-page, University of Michigan 22
Death Dougary (Ginny) A Very English Farewell 1 Abstract
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Radio Times, 11-17 June 2011 4
Death Feldman (Fred) A Materialist Conception of Death 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 7 21
Death Feldman (Fred) Confrontations With the Reaper: Epilogue 1 More
Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 14 4
Death Feldman (Fred) Epicurus and the Evil of Death 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 8 16
Death Feldman (Fred) Introduction: Confronting the Reaper 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Introduction 8
Death Feldman (Fred) Life-Functional Theories of Life 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 2 17
Death Feldman (Fred) More Puzzles About the Evil of Death 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 9 14
Death Feldman (Fred) On Dying as a Process 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 5 17
Death Feldman (Fred) The Enigma of Death 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 4 16
Death Feldman (Fred) The Morality and Rationality of Suicide 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 13 15
Death Feldman (Fred) The Search For Death Itself 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 1 11
Death Feldman (Fred) The Survival of Death 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 6 17
Death Feldman (Fred) The Termination Thesis 1 Abstract
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Midwest Studies In Philosophy, 2000, Vol. XXIV Issue 1, p98, 18p 18
Death Feldman (Fred) Utilitarianism, Victimism, and the Morality of Killing 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 10 16
Death Feldman (Fred) Vitalist Theories of Life 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 3 17
Death Feldman (Fred) Why Killing Is Wrong 1 Abstract
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Feldman - Confrontations with the Reaper, Chapter 11 18
Death Fenwick (Peter) & Fenwick (Elizabeth) The Truth in the Light: An Investigation of Over 300 Near-Death Experiences 2 Abstract
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Fenwick (Peter) & Fenwick (Elizabeth) - The Truth in the Light: An Investigation of Over 300 Near-Death Experiences 278
Death Fischer (John Martin) Death, Metaphysics, and Morality 1 Abstract
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Fischer - The Metaphysics of Death, 1993, Introduction 30
Death Gallop (David) Phaedo - Introduction 3 More
Plato, Gallop - Phaedo 17
Death Gawande (Atul) Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End 1 More
Gawande (Atul) - Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End 296
Death Gert (Bernard), Lizza (John), Youngner (Stuart) & Chiong (Winston) Matters of 'Life' and 'Death' 1 Abstract
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The Hastings Center Report, Vol. 36, No. 3 (May - Jun., 2006), pp. 4-6 3
Death Holloway (Richard) Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death 1 More
Holloway (Richard) - Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death 176
Death Jaekl (Philip) In Cold Blood 1 More
Aeon, 14 December, 2017 9
Death Jarrett (Christian) Ketamine trips are uncannily like near-death experiences 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 20 June, 2019 3
Death Kagan (Shelly) Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part I 1 Abstract
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Open Yale Courses, 2007 6
Death Kagan (Shelly) Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part III: Free will and near-death experiences 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part IV; Plato, Part I 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Death: Course introduction 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Dying alone; The badness of death, Part I 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Fear of death 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) How to live given the certainty of death 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Introduction to Plato's Phaedo; Arguments for the existence of the soul, Part II 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Other bad aspects of death, Part II 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Personal Identity, Part I: Identity across space and time and the soul theory 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Suicide, Part I: The rationality of suicide 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Suicide, Part II: Deciding under uncertainty 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) Suicide, Part III: The morality of suicide and course conclusion 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) The badness of death, Part II: The deprivation account 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) The badness of death, Part III; Immortality, Part I 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) The nature of death (continued); Believing you will die 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) The nature of persons: dualism versus physicalism 1 Abstract
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Death Kagan (Shelly) The value of life, Part II; Other bad aspects of death, Part I 1 Abstract
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Death Lam (Barry) Is it moral to respect the wishes of the dead, above the living? 1 More
Aeon, 16 June, 2017 3
Death Lamb (David) Diagnosing Death 1 Abstract
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Philosophy and Public Affairs, 1978, 144-153 10
Death Laqueur (Thomas) Ghosts and ghouls haunt the living with a message about life 1 More
Aeon, 11 January, 2017 3
Death Lichterman (Boleslav) Medical Classics: The Death of Ivan Ilych 3 Abstract
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BMJ: British Medical Journal, Vol. 337, No. 7678 (Nov. 8, 2008), p. 1117 1
Death Lizza (John) Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death: Preface 1 Abstract
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Lizza - Persons, Humanity, & the Definition of Death, 2006, Preface 4
Death Mackie (David) Personal Identity and Dead People 1 Abstract
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Philosophical Studies 95, Number 3, September 1999, pp. 219-242(24). 22
Death Madison (Paige) Who first buried the dead? 1 More
Aeon, 14 November, 2017 7
Death Martin (L. Michael) & Augustine (Keith) The Myth of an Afterlife: Preface 1 More
Martin & Augustine - The Myth of an Afterlife, Preface 5
Death Mulgan (Tim) Critical Notice of Jeff McMahan's The Ethics of Killing: Problems at the Margins of Life 1 Abstract
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Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p443-459, 17p 17
Death Nagel (Thomas) Birth, Death, and the Meaning of Life 1 Abstract
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Nagel (Thomas) - A View from Nowhere, Chapter 11 25
Death Nagel (Thomas) Death 1 Abstract
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Nagel (Thomas) - Mortal Questions 10
Death Newman (Sandra) Infanticide 1 More
Aeon, 29 November, 2017 8
Death Olberding (Amy) Is the death of an elder worse than the death of a young person? 1 More
Aeon, 20 November, 2017 3
Death 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
Death 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
Death Olson (Eric) Why Is Death Bad? 1 Abstract
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Aeon, 22 April, 2016 4
Death Perry (John) A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality 3 More
Perry - A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality 51
Death Popkin (Gabriel) What the death of an oak tree can teach us about mortality 1 More
Aeon, 06 December, 2016 3
Death Regis (Ed) Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge 3 Abstract
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Regis (Ed) - Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly over the Edge 320
Death Rosenberg (Jay) Prefaces & Prelude to Thinking Clearly About Death 3 Abstract
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Rosenberg - Thinking Clearly About Death, 2nd Edn. 1998, Prefaces 12
Death Russell (Bertrand) Do We Survive Death? 1 Abstract
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Russell - Why I am not a Christian 4
Death Stewart-Williams (Steve) On the Origin of Afterlife Beliefs by Means of Memetic Selection 1 Abstract
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Martin & Augustine - The Myth of an Afterlife, Foreward 12
Death Strawson (Galen) Why I Have No Future 1 Abstract
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The Philosophers' Magazine (Issue ?? Appeared on TPM On-Line on 21st December 2007) 6
Death Taylor (James Stacey) The Myth of Posthumous Harm 1 Abstract
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American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 4 (Oct., 2005), pp. 311-322 12
Death Todman (Theo) Thesis - Death 1 Abstract
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Death Todman (Theo) Thesis - Ivan Ilych 1 Abstract
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Death Tolstoy (Leo) The Death of Ivan Ilyich 1 Abstract
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Tolstoy (Leo) - The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories 54
Death Velleman (David) Dying 1 Abstract
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