Sökning: "epiphenomenalism"

Hittade 3 uppsatser innehållade ordet epiphenomenalism.

  1. 1. Is Searle a Property Dualist?

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Författare :Felix Schröder; [2019]
    Nyckelord :John Searle; biological naturalism; reduction; consciousness; property dualism; mental causation; causality; physicalism; philosophy of mind; epiphenomenalism; overdetermination;

    Sammanfattning : It has often been argued that John Searle’s theory of mind, biological naturalism, due to its commitment to mental irreducibility amounts to no more than disguised property dualism. I suggest that a thorough analysis of Searle’s somewhat unusual views on the nature of reduction reveals this irreducibility to be not a metaphysical relation between mental properties and physical but one concerned only with the semantics of the respective terms used to refer to these. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Nietzsche, epiphenomenalism and causal relationships between self-affirmation and the internal constitution of the drives

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Filosofiska institutionen

    Författare :Ludwig Törnros; [2018]
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  3. 3. An Evolutionary Argument against Physicalism : or some advice to Jaegwon Kim and Alvin Plantinga

    Magister-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Författare :Christoffer Skogholt; [2014]
    Nyckelord :philosophy of mind; reductionism; mental causation; Jaegwon Kim; Alvin Plantinga; The myth of nonreductive materialism the evolutionary argument against naturalism ;

    Sammanfattning : According to the dominant tradition in Christianity and many other religions, human beings are both knowers and actors: beings with conscious beliefs about the world who sometimes act intentionally guided by these beliefs. According to philosopher of mind Robert Cummins the “received view” among philosophers of mind is epiphenomenalism, according to which mental causation does not exist: neural events are the underlying causes of both behavior and belief which explains the correlation (not causation) between belief and behavior. LÄS MER