Good old supervenience: Mental causation on the cheap

Synthese 106 (1):67-101 (1996)
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I defend the view that strong psychophysical superveniences is necessary and sufficient to explain the causal efficacy of mental properties. I employ factual and counterfactual conditionals as defeasible criteria of causal efficacy. And I also deal with certain problems arising from disjunctive and conjunctive properties
Keywords Causation  Epistemology  Logic  Mental  Supervenience
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DOI 10.1007/BF00413615
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