Chapter 9. Mental Causation

  1. Stephen P. Stich and
  2. Ted A. Warfield
  1. John Heil

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998762.ch9

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

How to Cite

Heil, J. (2003) Mental Causation, 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.ch9

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:

  • mental causation;
  • physical realm;
  • physical world;
  • sensations;
  • physical properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Cartesian Background

  • Intentionality

  • Functionalism

  • Levels of Reality

  • Causation and Broad States of Mind

  • Qualia

  • Zombies

  • Conclusion