Could the neural ABC explain the mind?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (2):311-312 (2004)
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Gold & Stoljar are right in rejecting the radical neuron doctrine, but we argue that their distinction between determination and explanation is not principled enough to support their conclusion. We claim that the notions of multiple supervenience and screening-off offer a more precise construal of the dissociation between explanation and determination that lies at the heart of the antireductionist position.



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Maurice Schouten
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