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Physical realization

Author: Sydney Shoemaker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Sydney Shoemaker considers the question of how physicalism can be true. His answer to this question involves showing how the mental properties of a person can be 'realized in' the physical properties  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sydney Shoemaker
ISBN: 9780199571550 0199571554 9780199214396 0199214395
OCLC Number: 730499916
Description: 151 Seiten ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Property Realization ; 3. Microrealization ; 4. Functional Properties, Emergent Properties, and Phony Properties ; 5. Metaphysical Applications ; 6. Realization of Qualia ; 7. The Causal Theory of Properties ; References
Responsibility: Sydney Shoemaker.

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There is a wealth of philosophical exploration and argumentation in these chapters. Whether or not the reader agrees with Shoemaker's account of realization, one is forced by the later chapters to Read more...

 
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