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Making Room for a This-Worldly Physicalism

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Abstract

Physicalism is thought to entail that mental properties supervene on microphysical properties, or in other words that all God had to do was to create the fundamental physical properties and the rest came along for free. In this paper, we question the all-god-had-to-do reflex.

Keywords

Physicalism Materialism Supervenience Kripke Mind Dualism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Staten Island and Graduate CenterCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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