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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
2015
Highly Cited
2015
I argue that there is a tension between the claim that at least some kinds in the special sciences are multiply realized and the… 
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
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The basic realist claim is that a mind-independent reality exists. It should be common sense knowledge to accept this claim, just… 
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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
This paper develops in more detail the view proposed in ‘Intentionality as the Mark of the Mental’. I challenge the widely… 
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
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This article presents a social-cognitive theory of substance abuse. The exercise of self-regulatory agency plays a central role… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • M. Velmans
  • Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 526378
Abstract Investigations of the function of consciousness in human information processing have focused mainly on two questions: (1…