Honderich on mental events and psychoneural laws

Inquiry 32 (March):29-48 (1989)
Abstract
The paper discusses Ted Honderich's ?Hypothesis of Psychoneural Correlation?, one of the three fundamental ?hypotheses? of his Theory of Determinism. This doctrine holds that there is a pervasive system of psychoneural laws connecting every mental event with a neural correlate. Various questions are raised and discussed concerning the formulation of the thesis, Honderich's concepts of ?mental? and ?physical?, and the possible grounds for accepting the thesis. Finally, Honderich's response to Donald Davidson's well?known arguments for psychophysical anomalism is discussed
Keywords Laws  Mental Event  Metaphysics  Neuropsychology  Davidson, D  Honderich, T
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