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    Causal Relevance and Heterogeneity of Program Explanations in the Face of Explanatory Exclusion.Wilson Cooper - 2008 - Kritike 2 (1):95-109.
    In everyday causal explanations of human behaviour, known generally as folk psychology,' the causal powers of the mental seem to be taken for granted. Mental properties such as perceptions, beliefs, and desires, are all called upon in causal explanations of events that are deemed intentional. Jaegwon Kim's exclusion principle has led him to deny mental properties causal efficacy unless they are metaphysically reduced to physical properties, but what of their causal relevance? By giving up the assumption of causally efficacious mental (...)
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    Review of Sydney Shoemaker’s Physical Realization. [REVIEW]Wilson Cooper - 2009 - PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Consciousness 15 (2).
    In Physical Realization, Sydney Shoemaker argues that all properties, including phenomenally conscious properties that feature in our cognitive activities are realized in microphysical states of affairs or properties. It is the purpose of Physical Realization to provide an account of realization ‘and to discuss [its] bearing on a number of central topics in metaphysics and philosophy of mind’ . This book consolidates many of the themes found in Sydney Shoemaker’s work over the past quarter of a century, including his work (...)
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    Book Note: 'Meaning, Mind, and Matter: Philosophical Essays', by Ernie Lepore and Barry Loewer.Wilson Cooper - 2012 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 90 (2):412-412.
    Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Volume 0, Issue 0, Page 1-2, Ahead of Print.
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