Conceptual analysis and reductive explanation

Philosophical Review 110 (3):315-61 (2001)
Abstract
Is conceptual analysis required for reductive explanation? If there is no a priori entailment from microphysical truths to phenomenal truths, does reductive explanation of the phenomenal fail? We say yes . Ned Block and Robert Stalnaker say no
Keywords Analysis  Conceptualism  Explanation  Metaphysics  Phenomena  Reduction  Truth
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1215/00318108-110-3-315
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 30,727
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Grounding: Necessary or Contingent?Kelly Trogdon - 2013 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 94 (4):465-485.
In Defense of the Phenomenal Concept Strategy1.Katalin Balog - 2012 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 84 (1):1-23.
Remarks on Counterpossibles.Berit Brogaard & Joe Salerno - 2013 - Synthese 190 (4):639-660.
Ground.Michael J. Raven - 2015 - Philosophy Compass 10 (5):322-333.

View all 108 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Reductive Explanation, Concepts, and a Priori Entailment.E. Diaz-Leon - 2011 - Philosophical Studies 155 (1):99-116.
Consciousness and Reduction.Ausonio Marras - 2005 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 56 (2):335-361.
Identity-Based Reduction and Reductive Explanation.Raphael van Riel - 2010 - Philosophia Naturalis 47 (1-2):183-219.
Reductive Explanation and the "Explanatory Gap".Peter Carruthers - 2004 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 34 (2):153-174.
Kim on Reductive Explanation.Neil Campbell - 2015 - Acta Analytica 30 (2):149-156.
Consciousness: Explaining the Phenomena.Peter Carruthers - 2001 - In D. Walsh (ed.), Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement. Cambridge University Press. pp. 61-85.
Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total downloads
1,228 ( #539 of 2,197,332 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
58 ( #2,429 of 2,197,332 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature