Chapter 29. Anti-Materialist Arguments and Influential Replies

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Joe Levine

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch30

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Levine, J. (2007) Anti-Materialist Arguments and Influential Replies, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • anti-materialist arguments;
  • functionalism;
  • nervous system;
  • conceivability argument;
  • explanatory gap

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Two Forms of Anti- materialism

  • Objections to the Central State Identity Th eory and Functionalism

  • The Conceivability Argument

  • The Knowledge Argument

  • The Explanatory Gap

  • Replies

  • Conclusion