10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EPIPHENOMENAL»
Discover the use of epiphenomenal
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to epiphenomenal
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
The Mind as a Scientific Object : Between Brain and Culture: ...
epiphenomenal state will obtain), and so the target caused event will also not
occur.12 So a counterfactual analysis of efficacy cannot distinguish between
benign emergence and epiphenomenalism. It is evident that epiphenomenal ...
Christina E. Erneling Department of Psychology, David M. Johnson Department of Philosophy both at York University, 2004
Conservation: Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture
The most rehearsed is "epiphenomenal conservation" ... mobility, or a meager
extractive technology; this conservation outcome bears no relationship
whatsoever to the behavior of the foragers and is aptly referred to as
Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Peter Coppolillo, 2005
Supervenience and Mind: Selected Philosophical Essays
Another case of epiphenomenal causation, familiar in daily life, is the succession
of symptoms associated with a disease: the symptoms are not mutually related in
the cause-effect relationship, although to the medically naive they may appear ...
Human Ecology: Contemporary Research and Practice
Alvard (1993, 1995) calls this “epiphenomenal conservation” stemming from an
inability or lack of incentive to put significant use pressures on a resource, for
instance when a population lacks sufficient storage, transport or processing
Daniel G. Bates, Judith Tucker, 2010
If x is epiphenomenal then it has no causal influence on anything, so a fortiori, not
on any referential act. Therefore, 3. If x is epiphenomenal then it is something to
which we cannot refer. (1, 2, transitivity, hypothetical syllogism) Therefore, 4.
Daze and Knights: the Truth Behind Vampires and Zombies
be epiphenomenal, since a philosophical zombie can be transformed into one of
us without any change in the physical world. Now, it may be that a philosophical
zombie which is miraculously endowed with consciousness, as in Kirk's thought ...
Hillary Marek, Nicholas Cooper, 2010
Mental Causation and the Metaphysics of Mind
EPIPHENOMENAL CAUSATION Jonathan Edwards held the doctrine that
ordinary material things do not persist through time but are at each moment
created, and recreated, by God ex nihilo. He writes: If the existence of created
MODAL NON-MODAL EVENTS or PROPERTIES (distinct existences) Figure 11.1
Epiphenomenal properties. MODAL NON-MODAL ? LAWS CATEGORICAL
PROPERTIES and sufficiently naturalistic to play the appropriate role in affecting
Semantics: Cognition, Context and Convention
The present book is an interdisciplinary, meta-semantic study of meaning, combining linguistics, semiotics and philosophy.
Foundations in Social Neuroscience
The epiphenomenal and developmental hypotheses share the assumption that
evolution of the brain (or brain part) is not a consequence of external selection
pressures but rather simply a consequence of something to do with the way ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EPIPHENOMENAL»
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Quotes of the day An error occurred. An error occurred. An error …
Experience tells us that it will prove to be epiphenomenal. As voters take a closer look at him, they will see more of his warts, which to even a ... «Hot Air, Jul 15»
Looking beyond ISIS: War, politics and 'inner life' on a tribal planet
It is, as the philosophers would say, "epiphenomenal." It is not the truly underlying "disease." Plus ça change ... All world politics still expresses ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
Why Labour MPs could still decide the final result
That is, these differences might be epiphenomenal -- the same things might be driving both the endorsement and the difference we see in vote ... «New Statesman, Jun 15»
Understanding places like Iraq and Syria: Crowds, belonging and …
This form of understanding is absolutely vital to planet-wide reforms. Always, world politics is epiphenomenal. Always, it is merely a reflection of ... «The Hill, Jun 15»
Young Tony: Reds at Phillies Preview, June 4, 2015
... a couple of ways the Phillies will rally back and win the game against the Reds tonight, completing the most epiphenomenal of sweeps ever. «The Good Phight, Jun 15»
The right's big history lie: Reagan, Disney, Vietnam and the war to …
“They know that 'high politics' are ephemeral and epiphenomenal, to say nothing of being elitist and sexist.” Unlike cultural historians, who ... «Salon, May 15»
Fembots Have Feelings Too
In 1982, Frank Jackson first proposed the influential thought experiment, Mary's Room, in an article called “Epiphenomenal Qualia” in The ... «The New Republic, May 15»
What insanity looks like
... the centuries, are unlikely to melt away, or to prove no more than an epiphenomenal feature of so universal a feature of human existence. «Boing Boing, May 15»
Weekly Round-Up: Drum Taps at 150, Literature and Madness, The …
are unlikely to melt away, or to prove no more than an epiphenomenal feature of so universal a feature of human existence. Madness indeed has its meanings, ... «Oxonian Review, May 15»
Frankie Boyle: Comedian, Glaswegian, and Anti-Racist Chomskyan
... almost zero political content; despite the superficial and epiphenomenal political smell they give off. Whether or not they're funny is irrelevant. «American Thinker, Apr 15»