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Mental causation and ontology

Author: S C Gibb; E Jonathan Lowe; R D Ingthorsson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book demonstrates the importance of ontology for a central debate in philosophy of mind. Mental causation seems an obvious aspect of the world. But it is hard to understand how it can happen  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S C Gibb; E Jonathan Lowe; R D Ingthorsson
ISBN: 9780199603770 0199603774
OCLC Number: 876696366
Description: VI, 272 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Mental Causation ; 2. Physical Realization without Preemption ; 3. Mental Causation in the Physical World ; 4. Mental Causation: Ontology and Patterns of Variation ; 5. Causation is Macroscopic but not Irreducible ; 6. Substance Causation, Powers, and Human Agency ; 7. Agent Causation in a Neo-Aristotelian Metaphysics ; 8. Mental Causation and Double Prevention ; 9. The Identity Theory as a Solution to the Exclusion Problem ; 10. Continuant Causation, Fundamentality, and Freedom ; 11. There is no Exclusion Problem ; Index
Responsibility: edited by S.C. Gibb, E.J. Lowe, and R.D. Ingthorsson.

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This book is a welcome contribution to the method of approaching mental causation as a family of related metaphysical problems. * Sara Bernstein, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *

 
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