Conservation of energy is relevant to physicalism

Dialectica 61 (4):573–582 (2007)
Abstract
I argue against Montero’s claim that Conservation of Energy (CoE) has nothing to do with Physicalism. I reject her reconstruction of the argument from CoE against interactionist dualism, and offer instead an alternative reconstruction that better captures the intuitions of those who believe that there is a conflict between interactionist dualism and CoE
Keywords Consservation of Energy  interactionism  dualism  Barbara Montero  interactionist dualism
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DOI 10.1111/j.1746-8361.2007.01124.x
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