On the supposed limits of physicalist theories of mind

Dorsey, Jonathan
September 2011
Philosophical Studies;Sep2011, Vol. 155 Issue 2, p207
Academic Journal
Is physicalism compatible with either panpsychism or so-called 'fundamental mentality'? Minimal physicalism, I contend, is compatible with both. We should therefore jettison the 'No Fundamental Mentality' constraint, a proposed constraint on the definition of 'the physical', not to mention the false limits it places on physicalist theories of mind.


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