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Author Harbecke, Jens.

Title Mental causation : investigating the mind's powers in a natural world / Jens Harbecke
Published Frankfurt ; New Brunswick : Ontos Verlag, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (434 pages) : illustrations
Series Metaphysical research ; Bd. 8
Metaphysical research ; Bd. 8
Contents ""Table of contents""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1The Problem of Mental Causation: premises andcentral principles""; ""1.1 Formulations of the Problem""; ""1.2 Supervenience""; ""1.3 Multiple realization and functional states""; ""1.4 Epiphenomena and the Eleatic Principle""; ""1.5 Theoretical economy and explanatory strength""; ""1.6 The neutrality of the Problem""; ""Chapter 2Canonical solutions to the Problem""; ""2.1 Dualism""; ""2.2 Physicalism""; ""2.3 Special cases""; ""2.4 Summary and conclusion""; ""Chapter 3New compatibilism and mental causation""
""3.1 The “constitutionalist� approach""""3.2 The “determinationist� approach""; ""3.3 Theories inspired by the “determinationist� approach""; ""3.4 Critique""; ""3.5 Summary and conclusion""; ""Chapter 4Open solutions""; ""4.1 Introductory remarks""; ""4.2 Reviewing the solutions""; ""4.3 Overdeterminationism Lite pursued""; ""4.4 Plural Determinism pursued""; ""4.5 Overdeterminationism Lite vs. Plural Determinism""; ""4.6 Summary and Conclusion""; ""Bibliography""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Causation.
Philosophy of mind.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110324490
3110324849 (electronic bk.)
9783110324846 (electronic bk.)