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Philosophical Studies

, Volume 157, Issue 1, pp 61-76

Why property dualists must reject substance physicalism

  • Susan SchneiderAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Email author 

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Abstract

I argue that property dualists cannot hold that minds are physical substances. The focus of my discussion is a property dualism that takes qualia to be sui generis features of reality.

Keywords

Property dualism David Chalmers Jaegwon Kim Qualia Substance dualism Substance Mind Non-reductive physicalism Consciousness Bundle theory Substratum theory Physicalism Materialism