Chapter 4. Dualism

  1. Stephen P. Stich and
  2. Ted A. Warfield
  1. Howard Robinson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch4

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

How to Cite

Robinson, H. (2003) Dualism, in The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind (eds S. P. Stich and T. A. Warfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217749

Online ISBN: 9780470998762

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Keywords:

  • dualism;
  • philosophy;
  • physical states;
  • causal relations;
  • materialism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Argument for Predicate Dualism

  • Why Predicate Dualism leads to Dualism Proper

  • Is the Talk of “Perspectives” Legitimate?

  • A Surprising Ally

  • The Optionality of Non-basic Levels and the Unavoidability of Psychology

  • Why Bundle Dualism Will Not Do

  • Two Reflections on this Conclusion

  • An Objection

  • Conclusion