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In Bernard Elevitch (ed.), Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy Vol. 9. Philosophy Documentation Center (2000)
|Abstract||By effective thinkers I mean not people who think effectively, but people who understand “how it’s done,” i.e., people not paralyzed by the philosophical problem of epiphenomenalism. I argue that mental causes are not preempted by either neural or narrow content states, and that extrinsically individuated mental states are not out of proportion with their putative effects. I give three examples/models of how an extrinsic cause might be more proportional to an effect than the competition|
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