|Physicalism: within the philosophy of the mind, physicalism represents the thesis that mental processes are to be traced back to physical processes. See also materialism, identity theory, naturalism._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
|Schwarz I 111
Humean Supervenience/Schwarz: A minimal version that Lewis would find too weak would be: whenever a world with alien properties in the distribution exactly matches, it also agrees with our in every other (qualitative) aspect. (See the analogous Definition Physicalism (Jackson 1994a, §2 (1) and Chalmers 1996a, 38 41).
1. F. Jackson, Finding the mind in the natural world. IN: R. Casati, B. Smith and G. White (Eds), Philosophy and the Cognitive Sciences, Vienna 1994._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
The Conscious Mind Oxford New York 1996
Constructing the World Oxford 2014
David Lewis Bielefeld 2005