Physicalism and Mental Causation: The Metaphysics of Mind and Action

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Sven Walter, Heinz-Dieter Heckmann
Imprint Academic, 2003 - Philosophy - 362 pages
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This book presents a range of essays on the conceptual foundations of physicalism, mental causation and human agency, written by established and leading authors in the field
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Multiply Realized Properties
11
Evaluating
59
Explicability
85
A Farewell to Isms
109
Introduction
133
Some Evidence for Physicalism
155
Varieties of Causal Closure
173
Kim on Closure Exclusion and Nonreductive Physicalism
225
Methodological and Ontological Aspects of the Mental
243
Introduction
269
The Problem of
295
The Phenomenology of FirstPerson Agency
323
Bibliography
342
Notes on Contributors
354
Copyright

Introduction
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About the author (2003)

Torin Alter is Associate Professor at the University of Alabama. Sven Walter is Assistant Professor at the University of Bielefeld, Germany.

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