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The Paradox of Mental Causation

Sharon Medlow

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ISBN 10: 3639086422 / ISBN 13: 9783639086423
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Paperback. 152 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.4in.Developing a theory of mental causation involves thechallenge of reconciling the seemingly incompatibletenets of human rationality and causal mechanism. The Paradox of Mental Causation: Solutions fromAnomalous Monism and Direct Realism provides acritical examination of two theories that sharelittle beyond their conviction that mental causationis not paradoxical. In this book the forty years worth of essays that comprise Donald Davidsonstheory of Anomalous Monism are examined as aconceptual whole according to which anontological-conceptual distinction between events andtheir properties forms the basis for solving theparadox. Direct Realism is then introduced and withit the thesis that human rationality is a naturalconsequence of ones sensitivity to the logicalfeatures present in natural environments. These verydifferent solutions provide the materials for anexploration of determinism realism superveniencerelations universality and particularity as theyeach pertain to the question of how minds areenmeshed with the causal processes of the naturalworld. This book is addressed to an audience ofacademics and students of the philosophy of mind. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9783639086423

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Título: The Paradox of Mental Causation

Editorial: VDM Verlag

Encuadernación: Paperback

Condición del libro:New

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Developing a theory of mental causation involves thechallenge of reconciling the seemingly incompatibletenets of human rationality and causal mechanism.The 'Paradox' of Mental Causation: Solutions fromAnomalous Monism and Direct Realism" provides acritical examination of two theories that sharelittle beyond their conviction that mental causationis not paradoxical. In this book the forty years' worth of essays that comprise Donald Davidson'stheory of 'Anomalous Monism' are examined as aconceptual whole according to which anontological-conceptual distinction between events andtheir properties forms the basis for solving theparadox. 'Direct Realism' is then introduced and withit the thesis that human rationality is a naturalconsequence of one's sensitivity to the logicalfeatures present in natural environments. These verydifferent solutions provide the materials for anexploration of determinism realism superveniencerelations universality and particularity as theyeach pertain to the question of how minds areenmeshed with the causal processes of the naturalworld. This book is addressed to an audience ofacademics and students of the philosophy of mind."

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Sharon Medlow received her doctorate from the University ofSydney in 2004, where she continues to work. Her researchinterests include ancient and modern theories of cognition,mental causation, emergence and motivation.

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