Comments on Sydney Shoemaker's 'Physical Realization'

Philosophical Studies 148 (1):113 - 123 (2010)
This paper concerns Sydney Shoemaker's view, presented in his book, Physical Realization (Oxford University Press, 2007), of how mental properties are realized by physical properties. That view aims to avoid the "too many minds" problem to which he seems to be led by his further view that human persons are not token-identical with their bodies. The paper interprets and criticizes Shoemaker's view.
Keywords Sydney Shoemaker  Metaphysics of mind  Physical realization  realization
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