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The Resource Being reduced : new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation, edited by Jakob Hohwy, Jesper Kallestrup

Being reduced : new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation, edited by Jakob Hohwy, Jesper Kallestrup

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Being reduced : new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation
Title
Being reduced
Title remainder
new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jakob Hohwy, Jesper Kallestrup
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Is the mind nothing but neural firings in the brain? Are we just a bunch of neurons? If the mind is just the brain, then how can we act as genuine, responsible agents in the world? 'Being Reduced' attempts to understand these questions
Dewey number
110 22 22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hohwy, Jakob
  • Kallestrup, Jesper
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  • Philosophy of mind
  • Brain
Label
Being reduced : new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation, edited by Jakob Hohwy, Jesper Kallestrup
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
other
Contents
Reduction and embodied cognition : perspectives from medicine and psychiatry / Valerie Gray Hardcastle and Rosalyn W. Stewart -- Real reduction in real neuroscience : metascience, not philosophy of science (and certainly not metaphysics!) / John Bickle -- Reduction in real life / Peter Godfrey-Smith -- Group agency and supervenience / Christian List and Philip Pettit -- Reduction and reductive explanation : is one possible without the other? / Jaegwon Kim -- CP laws, reduction, and explanatory pluralism / Peter Lipton -- Must a physicalist be a microphysicalist? / David Papineau -- Why there is anything except physics? / Barry Loewer -- Multiple realization : keeping it real / Louise M. Antony -- Causation and determinable properties : on the efficacy of colour, shape, and size / Tim Crane -- The exclusion problem, the determination relation, and contrastive causation / Peter Menzies -- Mental causation and neural mechanisms / James Woodward -- Distinctions in distinction / Daniel Stoljar -- Exclusion again / Karen Bennett
Control code
ocn458705795
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281825476
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)458705795
Label
Being reduced : new essays on reduction, explanation, and causation, edited by Jakob Hohwy, Jesper Kallestrup
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
other
Contents
Reduction and embodied cognition : perspectives from medicine and psychiatry / Valerie Gray Hardcastle and Rosalyn W. Stewart -- Real reduction in real neuroscience : metascience, not philosophy of science (and certainly not metaphysics!) / John Bickle -- Reduction in real life / Peter Godfrey-Smith -- Group agency and supervenience / Christian List and Philip Pettit -- Reduction and reductive explanation : is one possible without the other? / Jaegwon Kim -- CP laws, reduction, and explanatory pluralism / Peter Lipton -- Must a physicalist be a microphysicalist? / David Papineau -- Why there is anything except physics? / Barry Loewer -- Multiple realization : keeping it real / Louise M. Antony -- Causation and determinable properties : on the efficacy of colour, shape, and size / Tim Crane -- The exclusion problem, the determination relation, and contrastive causation / Peter Menzies -- Mental causation and neural mechanisms / James Woodward -- Distinctions in distinction / Daniel Stoljar -- Exclusion again / Karen Bennett
Control code
ocn458705795
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281825476
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)458705795

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