Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 92 (3):363-379 (2011)

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Kevin Morris
Tulane University
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Defenders of the subset view of realization have claimed that we can resolve well-known worries about mental-physical causal overdetermination by holding that mental properties are subset realized by physical properties, that instances of subset realized properties are parts of physical realizers, and that part-whole overdetermination is unproblematic. I challenge the claim that the overdetermination generated by the subset view can be legitimated by appealing to more mundane part-whole overdetermination. I conclude that the subset view does not provide a unique solution to overdetermination worries.
Keywords subset realization  causal exclusion problem  nonreductive physicalism  overdetermination
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0114.2011.01401.x
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