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Neo-Thomistic hylomorphism applied to mental causation and neural correlates of consciousness

@inproceedings{Owen2018NeoThomisticHA,
  title={Neo-Thomistic hylomorphism applied to mental causation and neural correlates of consciousness},
  author={Matthew Owen},
  year={2018}
}
The aim of this work is to defend substance dualism by defeating two of its paramount potential defeaters. I will argue that a substance dualist position, neo-Thomistic hylomorphism, provides a solution to the causal pairing problem and a good explanation of neural correlates of consciousness. After an introductory first chapter, I'll explicate dualism's dominant potential defeaters in the next three chapters. Chapter 2 will clarify what neural correlates of consciousness are and the objection… Expand

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