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- n. One who holds consciousness to be an epiphenomenon. See epiphenomenalism.
“He was an epiphenomenalist as far as the passions are concerned: he viewed them as causally ineffectual by-products of brain activity (Lyons 1980, pp. 4-5).”
“Those motivated by the original epiphenomenalist arguments will worry that narrow, physical properties are really doing all the work here: the apparent relevance of the broad properties is an illusion created by the way we, in describing and explaining behavior, conceptualize both cause and effect (see Owens 1993).”
“Epiphenomenalism is, as 16-letter words go, not an obvious hook with which, dear reader, to draw you to this column; but let me explain; because I think I may be an epiphenomenalist.”
“However, there are serious problems with this epiphenomenalist view.”
“But P3 has this property on epiphenomenalist and interactionist views alike.”
“On the epiphenomenalist view, mental events play no causal role in this process.”
“They cannot be taken to represent any knowledge about pains on S's part (if S's epiphenomenalist view is true).”
“There are, furthermore, reasons stemming from cognitive science that undercut some traditional ideas about the self, whether or not one hews to a strictly epiphenomenalist view.”
“This view, however, both offends Occamist principles and fails to satisfy the leading anti-epiphenomenalist intuition, namely, that the mental makes a difference to the physical, i.e., that it leads to behavior that would not have happened in absence of the mental.”
“It is part of epiphenomenalist theory, however, that the regularities that we observe to hold between mental events and actions can be explained by underlying regularities.”
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