Mental causation

anatomy of a problem

Autores

  • Eduardo Rabossi Sociedad Argentina de Analisis Filosofico

Palavras-chave:

Mental Causation, Supervenience, Functionalism

Resumo

The origins and development of the problem of mental causation are outlined. The underlying presuppositions which give rise to the problem are identified. Possible strategies for solving, or dissolving the problem are examined.

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Eduardo Rabossi, Sociedad Argentina de Analisis Filosofico

Founder member of the Sociedad Argentina de Analisis Filosofico.

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2002-03-31

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RABOSSI, E. Mental causation: anatomy of a problem. Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 25, n. 3, p. 285–304, 2002. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/manuscrito/article/view/8644674. Acesso em: 1 dez. 2022.

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