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epiphenomenalistic

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Partaking of the character of epiphenomenalism.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The following discussion will briefly indicate two ways in which this distinction can be made, and the kind of epiphenomenalistic questions that ensue.

    Epiphenomenalism

  • One might have thought that if the mental and the physical are identical, there could be no room for epiphenomenalistic questions to arise.

    Epiphenomenalism

  • Looking backward from P3, so to speak, one cannot tell whether it was indirectly caused by M (as in the interactionistic Fig. 2) or indirectly caused by M's cause (as in the epiphenomenalistic Fig. 1).

    Epiphenomenalism

  • Frank Jackson (1982) has given an epiphenomenalistic argument that has spawned lively responses from many quarters.

    Epiphenomenalism

  • To summarize: if zombies are conceivable, so are epiphenomenalistic worlds.

    Zombies

  • But by the causal theory of reference, epiphenomenalistic worlds are not conceivable; therefore zombies are not conceivable.

    Zombies

  • Kirk goes on to argue that all zombists, including interactionist ones, are committed to the view that an epiphenomenalistic world with e-qualia is at least conceivable.

    Zombies

  • That contradicts the assumption that phenomenal consciousness involves being able to refer to qualia, from which it follows that such epiphenomenalistic worlds are not possible after all.

    Zombies

  • Besides, as also noted earlier, the conceivability of zombies seems to entail that epiphenomenalistic worlds are possible.

    Zombies

  • So what is the probability of - C, given ordinary naturalism: what is the probability that one or the other of the two epiphenomenalistic scenarios is true?

    Warranted Christian Belief

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