- n. philosophy The materialist position which holds that folk psychology presents a false view of the mind
- eliminative + -ism (Wiktionary)
“This surprising doctrine is called eliminativism, and has been a major focus of discussion amongst philosophers of mind over the last 20 years.”
“Who said anything about "eliminativism" Stop it with these bait-and-switch bluffs, Pez – do you think we won't notice?”
“This view, generally known as eliminativism, has been most prominently advocated by Churchland (1981) and Stich (in his”
“(Dennett be damned; his eliminativism about consciousness, not the man himself.)”
“But even this is simply a form of eliminativism that itself relies on a consensus of subjective perceptions.”
“Eliminative materialism (or eliminativism) is the radical claim that our ordinary, common-sense understanding of the mind is deeply wrong and that some or all of the mental states posited by common-sense do not actually exist.”
“Eliminative materialism (also called eliminativism) is a materialist position in the philosophy of mind.”
“Doesn't that mean, contrary to eliminativism, that there must be some psychological states?”
“Similarly, Oliver Pooley (2007) argues that eliminativism about individual spacetime points can be avoided without any tension with General Relativity, if it is accepted that the facts about their identity and diversity is grounded in relations they bear to each other.”
“In any case, eliminativism does not require that there be relations without relata, just that the relata not be individuals.”
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