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  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