Ontological novelty, emergence, and the mind-body problem

In Günter Abel (ed.), Kreativität. Hamburg, Germany: pp. 371-399 (2006)

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Katalin Balog
Rutgers University - Newark
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This paper is an exposition and comparison between two views concerning fundamental ontology in the context of the Mind-Body Problem: physicalism and emergent property dualism. I assess the pros and cons of each position and argue that physicalism provides an overall more plausible metaphysics.
Keywords physicalism  dualism  ontology  mind-body problem
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