Irreducible Mind

The present volume demonstrates empirically that this reductive materialism is not only incomplete but false.

Irreducible Mind

Irreducible Mind

Current mainstream opinion in psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy of mind holds that all aspects of human mind and consciousness are generated by physical processes occurring in brains. The present volume demonstrates empirically that this reductive materialism is not only incomplete but false. The authors systematically marshal evidence for a variety of psychological phenomena that are extremely difficult, and in some cases clearly impossible, to account for in conventional physicalist terms.

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Language: en
Pages: 800
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Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-31 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Courtney Bender
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Larry Dossey
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Language: en
Pages: 322
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Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: MIT Press

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