69 found
Order:
  1. The Supervenience Argument.Juhani Yli-Vakkuri & Ausonio Marras - 2008 - In S. Gozzano & F. Oralia (eds.), Universals, Tropes and the Philosophy of Mind. Ontos Verlag. pp. 101-132.
  2. Kim's Supervenience Argument and Nonreductive Physicalism.Ausonio Marras - 2007 - Erkenntnis 66 (3):305 - 327.
    The aim of this paper is to show that Kim’s ‚supervenience argument’ is at best inconclusive and so fails to provide an adequate challenge to nonreductive physicalism. I shall argue, first, that Kim’s argument rests on assumptions that the nonreductive physicalist is entitled to regard as question-begging; second, that even if those assumptions are granted, it is not clear that irreducible mental causes fail to␣satisfy them; and, third, that since the argument has the overall structure of a reductio, which of (...)
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   14 citations  
  3. Kim on Reduction.Ausonio Marras - 2002 - Erkenntnis 57 (2):231-57.
    In Mind in a Physical World (1998), Jaegwon Kim has recently extended his ongoing critique of `non-reductive materialist' positions in philosophy of mind by arguing that Nagel's model of reduction is the wrong paradigm in terms of which to contest the issue of psychophysical reduction, and that an altogether different model of scientific reduction – a functional model of reduction – is needed. In this paper I argue, first, that Kim's conception of the Nagelian model is substantially impoverished and potentially (...)
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   20 citations  
  4.  86
    Kim's Principle of Explanatory Exclusion.Ausonio Marras - 1998 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 76 (3):439-451.
    Direct download (8 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   22 citations  
  5. Consciousness and Reduction.Ausonio Marras - 2005 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 56 (2):335-361.
    among them Joseph Levine, David Chalmers, Frank Jackson and Jaegwon Kim?have claimed that there are conceptual grounds sufficient for ruling out the possibility of a reductive explanation of phenomenal consciousness. Their claim assumes a functional model of reduction which requires an a priori entailment from the facts in the reduction base to the phenomena to be explained. The aim of this paper is to show that this is an unreasonable requirement?a requirement that no reductive explanation in science should be expected (...)
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   13 citations  
  6.  8
    Critical Notice.Ausonio Marras - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):137-159.
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   10 citations  
  7.  90
    Psychophysical Supervenience and Nonreductive Materialism.Ausonio Marras - 1993 - Synthese 95 (2):275-304.
    Jaegwon Kim and others have claimed that (strong) psychophysical supervenience entails the reducibility of mental properties to physical properties. I argue that this claim is unwarranted with respect to epistemic (explanatory) reducibility (either of a global or of a local sort), as well as with respect to ontological reducibility. I then attempt to show that a robust version of nonreductive materialism (which I call supervenient token-physicalism) can be defended against the charge that nonreductive materialism leads to epiphenomenalism in failing to (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   11 citations  
  8. Emergence and Reduction: Reply to Kim.Ausonio Marras - 2006 - Synthese 151 (3):561-569.
    In this paper I examine Jaegwon Kim’s view that emergent properties are irreducible to the base properties on which they supervene. Kim’s view assumes a model of ‘functional reduction’ which he claims to be substantially different from the traditional Nagelian model. I dispute this claim and argue that the two models are only superficially different, and that on either model, properly understood, it is possible to draw a distinction between a property’s being reductively identifiable with its base property and a (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   4 citations  
  9. Supervenience and Reducibility: An Odd Couple.Ausonio Marras - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 44 (171):215-222.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   5 citations  
  10.  35
    Nonreductive Materialism and Mental Causation.Ausonio Marras - 1994 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 24 (3):465-93.
    The aim of this paper is to defend a version of nonreductive materialism against the epiphenomenalist objection to which Davidson's anomalous monism has often been held to be vulnerable. After considering a number of options for dealing with the objection, I argue that an appeal to the notion of strong supervenience (properly explicated) can both rebut a common form of the "property" ("type") epiphenomenalist objection and provide a grounding for the causal relevance ("efficacy") of mental properties.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   7 citations  
  11.  20
    Mind in a Physical World: An Essay on the Mind-Body Problem and Mental Causation.Ausonio Marras - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):137-159.
  12.  14
    Methodological and Ontological Aspects of the Mental Causation Problem.Ausonio Marras - 2003 - In Sven Walter & Heinz-Dieter Heckmann (eds.), Physicalism and Mental Causation. Imprint Academic.
  13.  48
    Causal and Explanatory Autonomy: Comments on Menzies and List.Ausonio Marras & Juhani Yli-Vakkuri - 2010 - In Graham Macdonald & Cynthia Macdonald (eds.), Emergence in Mind. Oxford University Press. pp. 129.
  14.  60
    Materialism, Functionalism, and Supervenient Qualia.Ausonio Marras - 1993 - Dialogue 32 (3):475-92.
    Qualia are phenomenal properties of sensations and perceptual states: they are whatever it is that gives such states their “felt,” qualitative character. (In speaking of sensations, I speak of course not of mental objects or mental contents, but of mental events—of sensings, not sensa.).
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  15.  43
    Sellars on Thought and Language.Ausonio Marras - 1973 - Noûs 7 (2):152-163.
  16.  29
    On Sellars' Linguistic Theory of Conceptual Activity.Ausonio Marras - 1973 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 2 (June):471-483.
  17. Critical Notice of Jaegwon Kim Mind in a Physical World: An Essay on the Mind-Body Problem and Mental Causation.Ausonio Marras - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):137-159.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  18. On Putnam's Critique of Metaphysical Realism: Mind-Body Identity and Supervenience.Ausonio Marras - 2001 - Synthese 126 (3):407-426.
    As part of his ongoing critique of metaphysical realism, Hilary Putnam has recently argued that current materialist theories of mind that locate mental phenomena in the brain can make no sense of the proposed identifications of mental states with physical (or physical cum computational) states, or of the supervenience of mental properties with physical properties. The aim of this paper is to undermine Putnam's objections and reassert the intelligibility – and perhaps the plausibility – of some form of mind-body identity (...)
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  19.  11
    Intentionality, Mind, And Language.Ausonio Marras (ed.) - 1972 - London: University Of Illinois Press.
    Chisholm, R. M. Sentences about believing.--Cornman, J. W. Intentionality and intensionality.--Marras, A. Intentionality and cognitive sentences.--Chisholm, R. M. Notes on the logic of believing.--Luce, D. R., Sleigh, R. C., and Chisholm, R. M. Discussion on "Notes on the logic of believing."--Lycan, W. G. On intentionality and the psychological.--Hempel, C. G. Logical analysis of psychology.--Carnap, R. Logical foundations of the unity of science.--Nagel, T. Physicalism.--Ryle, G. Dispositions.--Sellars, W. Empiricism and the philosophy of mind.--Chisholm, R. M. and Sellars, W. The Chisholm-Sellars correspondence (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   3 citations  
  20.  26
    Audi on Substantive Vs Instrumental Rationality. [REVIEW]Ausonio Marras - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67 (1):194–201.
  21.  18
    The Behaviourist Foundation of Sellars' Semantics.Ausonio Marras - 1977 - Dialogue 16 (4):664-675.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  22.  33
    Agent, Action, and Reason.Robert Williams Binkley, Richard N. Bronaugh & Ausonio Marras (eds.) - 1971 - University of Toronto Press.
  23.  18
    Reply to Sellars.Ausonio Marras - 1973 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 2 (4):495 - 501.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  24.  23
    Intentionality and Cognitive Sentences.Ausonio Marras - 1968 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 29 (December):257-263.
    Direct download (6 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   2 citations  
  25. The Scholastic Roots of Brentano's Conception of Intentionality.Ausonio Marras - 1974 - Rassegna di Scienze Filosofiche 1:213-226.
  26.  49
    The Causal Relevance of Mental Properties.Ausonio Marras - 1997 - Philosophia 25 (1-4):389-400.
    I argue that (strong) psychophysical supervenience, properly understood as a metaphysical dependence or determination relation, helps to account for the causal/explanatory relevance of mental properties because (1) it blocks a standard epiphenomenalist objection to the effect that an event's mental properties are 'screened off' by their physical properties: (2) it accounts for the _causal (and not merely _normative or merely _nomological) status of commonsense psychological generalizations; (3) it accounts for the _nonredundancy and _irreducibility of psychological explanations.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  27.  34
    Intentionality Without Extensionality.Robert J. Lithown & Ausonio Marras - 1974 - Philosophical Studies 25 (6):403 - 410.
  28.  12
    Language and Learning.Ausonio Marras - 1983 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 13 (2):277-291.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  29.  31
    Sellars' Behaviourism: A Reply to Fred Wilson.Ausonio Marras - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 30 (December):413-418.
  30. Agent, Action, and Reason.Ausonio Marras, R. N. Bronaugh & Robert W. Binkley - unknown
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography   1 citation  
  31.  26
    Intentionality Revisited.Ausonio Marras - 1982 - Philosophia 12 (1-2):21-35.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  32.  9
    Mind in a Physical World.Ausonio Marras - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (1):137-159.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  33.  9
    Symbols, Computation, and Intentionality.Ausonio Marras - 1999 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 59 (3):832-835.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  34.  10
    Commonsense Refutations of Eliminativism.Ausonio Marras - 2004 - In Christina E. Erneling (ed.), The Mind as a Scientific Object: Between Brain and Culture. Oxford University Press. pp. 206.
  35.  19
    Intentionality and Probability: Reply to Yoder.Ausonio Marras - 1987 - Philosophia 17 (3):307-310.
    Direct download (7 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  36.  19
    The Debate on Mental Causation: Davidson and His Critics.Ausonio Marras - 1997 - Dialogue 36 (1):177-.
  37.  10
    Abstract of Comments: Taming the Wild Epistemic Engine: Reply to the Churchlands.Ausonio Marras - 1983 - Noûs 17 (1):21 - 22.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  38.  22
    Functionalism Without Multiple Supervenience.Ausonio Marras - 2004 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (5):632-632.
    Multiple supervenience is a problematic notion whose role can well be served by a contextualized or properly restricted standard notion of supervenience. It is furthermore not needed to defend functionalism against Kim's charge that cross-classifying taxonomies imply a serious form of dualism; nor does Ross & Spurrett's (R&S's) Kitcherian account of the metaphysics of causation crucially depend on multiple supervenience.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  39.  19
    Intentionality, Referential Opacity, and Semantical Drift: A Reply to Morick and Elugardo. [REVIEW]Robert J. Lithown & Ausonio Marras - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 28 (6):427 - 431.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  40. Hector-Neri Castañeda, Thinking, Language, and Experience Reviewed By.Ausonio Marras - 1991 - Philosophy in Review 11 (1):17-20.
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  41.  19
    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Erwin M. Segal, Meredith Williams, David J. Cole, James Geller, Yorick Wilks, Shoshana Loeb, Kim Sterelny, Jerry Fodor, Sara Heinämaa & Ausonio Marras - 1993 - Minds and Machines 3 (3):335-375.
  42.  10
    Natural Signs: A Theory of Intentionality, by Laird Addis.Ausonio Marras - 1992 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 52 (1):222-227.
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  43.  17
    The Churchlands on Methodological Solipsism and Computational Psychology.Ausonio Marras - 1985 - Philosophy of Science 52 (June):295-309.
    This paper addresses a recent argument of the Churchlands against the "linguistic-rationalist" tradition exemplified by current cognitive-computational psychology. Because of its commitment to methodological solipsism--the argument goes--computational psychology cannot provide an account of how organisms are able to represent and "hook up to" the world. First I attempt to determine the exact nature of this charge and its relation to the Churchlands' long-standing polemic against 'folk psychology' and the linguistic-rationalist methodology. I then turn my attention to the Churchlands' account of (...)
    Direct download (9 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  44.  6
    Davidson on Intentional Causation.Ausonio Marras - 1999 - In Denis Fisette (ed.), Consciousness and Intentionality: Models and Modalities of Attribution. Springer. pp. 273--285.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  45. And Nonreductive Physicalism.Ausonio Marras - unknown
    The aim of this paper is to show that KimÕs ‘supervenience argumentÕ is at best inconclusive and so fails to provide an adequate challenge to nonreductive physicalism. I shall argue, first, that KimÕs argument rests on assumptions that the nonreductive physicalist is entitled to regard as question-begging; second, that even if those assumptions are granted, it is not clear that irreducible mental causes fail to satisfy them; and, third, that since the argument has the overall structure of a reductio, which (...)
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  46.  11
    Book Review:Language and Learning: The Debate Between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini. [REVIEW]Ausonio Marras - 1983 - Philosophy of Science 50 (1):173-.
  47.  9
    The Weak and the Strong RTM: Stich's Interpretation of Fodor.Ausonio Marras - 1987 - Dialogue 26 (2):349.
  48.  2
    Audi on Substantive Vs Instrumental Rationality.Ausonio Marras - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67 (1):194-201.
    No categories
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  49.  4
    Rules, Meaning and Behavior: Reflections on Sellars' Philosophy of Language.Ausonio Marras - 1978 - In Joseph Pitt (ed.), The Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars: Queries and Extensions. D. Reidel. pp. 163--187.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    My bibliography  
  50.  9
    Review of David -Hillel Ruben, Action and its Explanation[REVIEW]Ausonio Marras - 2004 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2004 (4).
1 — 50 / 69