Graduate studies at Western
International Philosophical Quarterly 26 (September):277-85 (1986)
|Abstract||One of the major reasons underlying the widespread rejection of the theory that the mind is an immaterial substance distinct from the body, But which nevertheless acts on the body, Is that it is felt that such a theory commits one to denying the principle of the conservation of energy. My aim in this article is to assess the strength of this objection. My thesis is that the usual replies are inadequate, But--Strong as this objection appears--Some important logical distinctions have been overlooked and when these are taken into account its force vanishes|
|Keywords||Body Energy Metaphysics Minds|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
John Beloff (1976). Mind-Body Interactionism in Light of the Parapsychological Evidence. Theoria to Theory 10 (May):125-37.
Laird Addis (1984). Parallelism, Interactionism, and Causation. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 9 (1):329-344.
Karlyn K. Campbell (1970). Body and Mind. Doubleday.
C. Hoefer (2000). Energy Conservation in GTR. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B 31 (2):187-199.
Sophie Gibb (2010). Closure Principles and the Laws of Conservation of Energy and Momentum. Dialectica 64 (3):363-384.
Robert C. Richardson (1982). The 'Scandal' of Cartesian Interactionism. Mind 91 (January):20-37.
W. H. Sheldon (1921). Is the Conservation of Energy Proved of the Human Body? Journal of Philosophy 18 (22):589-600.
Narendra Katkar (2011). 'Speed of Light -A Fundamental Retrospection to Prospection'. Journal of American Science 7 (5):16.
Edward W. Averill & Bernard Keating (1981). Does Interactionism Violate a Law of Classical Physics? Mind 90 (January):102-7.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads29 ( #48,178 of 738,458 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #12,331 of 738,458 )
How can I increase my downloads?