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 Identity Theory - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
 
Identity theory (philosophy of the mind): the thesis that mind states are nothing but states of the brain. Types of identity theory are the weaker assumption of a type-type identity and the stronger assumption of a token-token identity.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Churchland, Patricia Identity Theory   Churchland, Patricia S.
Churchland, Paul Identity Theory   Churchland, Paul M.
Jackson, Frank Identity Theory   Jackson, Frank C.
Kripke, Saul A. Identity Theory   Kripke, Saul A.
Lewis, David K. Identity Theory   Lewis, David K.
Quine, W.V.O. Identity Theory   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Identity Theory   Rorty, Richard
Searle, John R. Identity Theory   Searle, John R.
Vollmer, Gerhard Identity Theory   Vollmer, Gerhard

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