Article first published online: 2 MAR 2007
Volume 2, Issue 2, pages 303–315, March 2007
How to Cite
Funkhouser, E. (2007), Multiple Realizability. Philosophy Compass, 2: 303–315. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2007.00062.x
- Issue published online: 2 MAR 2007
- Article first published online: 2 MAR 2007
- Philosophy Compass 2/2 (2007): 303–315, 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2007.00062.x
This article explains the concept of multiple realizability and its role in the philosophy of mind. In particular, I consider what is required for the multiple realizability of psychological kinds, the relevance of multiple realizability to the reducibility and autonomy of psychology, as well as further refinements of the concept that would prove helpful.