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Physicalism

Known as: Non-reductive physicalism, Identity thesis, Token identity theory 
In philosophy, physicalism is the ontological thesis that "everything is physical", that there is "nothing over and above" the physical, or that… 
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
AbstractHow should physical entities be characterized? Physicalists, who have most to do with the notion, usually characterize… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Filling in the schema requires specifying what it is for an entity to be physical, and what it is for an entity to be ‘‘nothing… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The author's main objective is made clear at an early stage: "The overall aim of this book is to build a 'model' of the mental… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
1. Talk about ‘‘the fundamental level of reality’’ pervades contemporary metaphysics. The fundamentalist starts with (a) a… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Preface Introduction 1. The Case for Materialism 2. Conceptual Dualism 3. The Impossibility of Zombies 4. Phenomenal Concepts 5… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Article (also printed in Wolff, J. & Stone, M. (eds.), "Proper Ambition of Science" (2000)) 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This paper argues that the consensus physicalist antireductionism in the philosophy of biology cannot accommodate the research… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Investigations of the function of consciousness in human information processing have focused mainly on two questions: (1) where… 
Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
T HE "received view" of dreams is that they are uperiences that occur duringshtP, experiences which we can often recall upon… 
Review
1975
Review
1975
Physicalism: Ontology, Determination, and Reduction Author(s): Geoffrey Paul Hellman and Frank Wilson Thompson Reviewed work(s…