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Panpsychism and the Combination Problem


Abstract Panpsychist double aspect theory, the most promising version of panpsychism, holds that the mental and the physical are mutually irreducible properties, or features, of ultimate matter, therefore they both are ontologically fundamental and ubiquitous. This version of panpsychism involves the following two notions: anti-reductivism and anti- emergentism. The former states that mental phenomena are not recordable in terms of physics. The latter implies that mental phenomena do not causally arise only from a certain macroscale physical condition, and the mental and the physical do not constitute an ontological hierarchy. From these notions, it follows that any macroscale mental phenomenon is the result of a combination of ultimate mental prope... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Noh, Hyungrae (Author) / Kobes, Bernard W (Advisor) / Reynolds, Steven (Committee member) / Pinillos, Ángel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Philosophy / Chalmers / panpsychism / philosophy of mind / Strawson / the combination problem / the integrated information theory
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 98 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Philosophy 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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