Download e-book for kindle: Contemporary Dualism: A Defense (Routledge Studies in by Andrea Lavazza,Howard Robinson

By Andrea Lavazza,Howard Robinson

ISBN-10: 0415818826

ISBN-13: 9780415818827

ISBN-10: 1138209643

ISBN-13: 9781138209640

Ontological materialism, in its quite a few kinds, has develop into the orthodox view in modern philosophy of brain. This publication presents various defenses of mind-body dualism, and exhibits (explicitly or implicitly) thoroughgoing ontological materialism can't be sustained. The contributions are intended to teach that, at least, ontological dualism (as contrasted with a dualism that's simply linguistic or epistemic) constitutes a philosophically decent replacement to the monistic perspectives that at present dominate considered the mind-body (or, possibly extra competently, person-body) relation.

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