Why Not Overdetermination?

Heythrop Journal 54 (2):668-677 (2013)
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Abstract

One way of responding to Jaegwon Kim's Causal Exclusion Argument is to argue that the relevant mental and physical properties overdetermine their effects. Insofar as this is a reasonable way of securing mental causation this presents a viable framework for understanding how divine and non-divine causes can conspire to bring about events in the world.

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Physicalism, or Something Near Enough.Jaegwon Kim - 2005 - Princeton University Press.
Supervenience and mind: selected philosophical essays.Jaegwon Kim - 1993 - New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press.
The existence of God.Richard Swinburne - 1991 - New York: Oxford University Press.
Physicalism, or Something near Enough.Jaegwon Kim - 2006 - Philosophical Quarterly 56 (223):306-310.

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