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Minds and Brains: Justification for Immaterialism about the Mind

I have made this point a few times in various discussions, but I’d like to make it here again. Often the Naturalist will argue that we have never observed minds without brains. For every mind we observe, we observe a … Continue reading

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James Cornman and the Identity of Indiscernibles

James Cornman was a defender of non-reductive materialism when it came to the issue of mind-brain interaction. In other words his analysis of what the ‘mind’ was, was in the end that it was identical with the brain (i.e., material). … Continue reading

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