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Emergence in mind [electronic resource] / [edited by] Prof. Graham Macdonald, Prof. Cynthia Macdonald.

Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series:
Mind Association occasional series.
Mind Association occasional series Emergence in mind
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 p.)
Subjects:
Emergence (Philosophy)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
There have long been controversies about how minds can fit into a physical universe. In 'Emergence in Mind' a distinguished group of philosophers discuss whether mental properties can be said to 'emerge' from physical processes.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Notes on Contributors""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. Cosmic Hermeneutics vs. Emergence: The Challenge of the Explanatory Gap""; ""3. Explanation, Emergence, and Causality: Comments on Crane""; ""4. Is Non-reductive Physicalism Viable within a Causal Powers Metaphysic?""; ""5. Exclusion and Physicalism: Comments on O�Connor and Churchill""; ""6. Emergent Causation and Property Causation""; ""7. Emergence: Laws and Properties: Comments on Noordhof""; ""8. The Causal Autonomy of the Special Sciences""; ""9. Causal and Explanatory Autonomy: Comments on Menzies and List""
""10. Emergence and Downward Causation""""11. Identity with a Difference: Comments on Macdonald and Macdonald""; ""12. Can Any Sciences Be Special?""; ""13. Can Any Sciences be Special? Comments on Papineau""; ""14. Emergence vs. Reduction in Chemistry""; ""15. An Emergentist�s Perspective on the Problem of Free Will""; ""16. Strong Emergence and Freedom: Comments on Stephan""; ""17. Rationality, Reasoning, and Group Agency""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""
""W""""Y""; ""Z""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Macdonald, Cynthia.
Macdonald, Graham.
ISBN:
1-282-54437-3
9786612544378
0-19-157457-0
OCLC:
922970032
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