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Mental causation : the mind-body problem, Anthony Dardis

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Mental causation : the mind-body problem
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Mental causation
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the mind-body problem
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Anthony Dardis
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eng
Summary
Two thousand years ago, Lucretius said that everything is atoms in the void; it's physics all the way down. Contemporary physicalism agrees. But if that's so how can we & mdash;how can our thoughts, emotions, our values & mdash;make anything happen in the physical world?This conceptual knot, the mental causation problem, is the core of the mind-body problem, closely connected to the problems of free will, consciousness, and intentionality. Anthony Dardis shows how to unravel the knot. He traces its early appearance in the history of philosophical inquiry, specifically in the work
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Mental causation : the mind-body problem, Anthony Dardis
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Mental causation : the mind-body problem, Anthony Dardis
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7312/dard14416
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-187) and index
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Contents
Why mental causation? -- Immortality and the body -- Dualism and automatism -- Ghosts and machines -- Properties -- Causation and properties -- Sunburn and fragile things -- Supervenience and levels -- The causal relevance of mental properties
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1 online resource (xiv, 195 pages)
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