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Logical Constructions (ii): Minds

David Bostock

in Russell's Logical Atomism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651443
eISBN:
9780191741197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651443.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Russell initially rejected neutral monism, but later came to accept a version of it, aiming to construct both matter and minds from the same ‘neutral’ stuff. This neutral stuff was sensibilia (or, as ... More


The Demise of Neutral Monism

David Bostock

in Russell's Logical Atomism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651443
eISBN:
9780191741197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651443.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In 1927 Russell gave a new theory of perception, emphasising its causal nature. This led him to abandon his old claim that causation was nothing more than regular concomitance, and it also led him to ... More


Relational Blockworld: Experience, Time, and Space Reintegrated

Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt

in Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807087
eISBN:
9780191844850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807087.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 8 argues that the Relational Blockworld (RBW) account naturally admits a kind of neutral monism that simultaneously deflates the generation/hard problem and explains time as experienced. ... More


Neutral Monism and Panpsychism

Leopold Stubenberg

in Panpsychism: Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199359943
eISBN:
9780199359967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359943.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter starts by defining neutral monism as the thesis that both the mental and the physical are grounded in a neutral basis, which is neither mental nor physical. The neutral basis carves ... More


The Ontology of Powers

George Molnar

in Powers: A Study in Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204175
eISBN:
9780191695537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204175.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the nature of the derivation of powers and the theories of the ontology of powers. It explains that a power is derivative if the presence of this power in the object depends on ... More


Constructing a Logic of Emptiness: Nishitani, Jízāng, and Paraconsistency

Yasuo Deguchi

in The Moon Points Back

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190226862
eISBN:
9780190226893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226862.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In one of his last works, “Emptiness and That-is-ness” (1982), Keiji Nishitani, the main figure of the postwar Kyoto school, tried to construct an alternative logic to the Western classical logic. ... More


The Pull of Pragmatism on Russell

Cheryl Misak

in Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712077
eISBN:
9780191780271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712077.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, we see that there were significant exchanges between Russell and pragmatism, during his 1914 trip to Harvard. That is, Russell knew a lot about pragmatism from quite early on. In the ... More


Panpsychism and Neutral Monism: How to Make up One’s Mind

Sam Coleman

in Panpsychism: Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199359943
eISBN:
9780199359967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359943.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter tries to answer the combination problem by defending an alternative understanding of the proto-mental nature of basic particulars to that posited by panpsychism. It starts out from a ... More


James

Cheryl Misak

in Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198712077
eISBN:
9780191780271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712077.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, James’s long and complex intellectual relationship with Russell is set out, and the essentials of James’s position are explained. Special attention is given to the parts of James’s ... More


Coda for Ants

Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt

in Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807087
eISBN:
9780191844850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807087.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

The epilogue summarizes and reviews the main claims of the book pertaining to the problems of the dynamical universe paradigm and the resolution of those problems via the adynamical block universe ... More


Neuro-Cosmology

Sam Coleman

in Phenomenal Qualities: Sense, Perception, and Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198712718
eISBN:
9780191781049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712718.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Consideration of a weakness in Nagel’s argument for panpsychism, as highlighted by Rosenthal, points us in the direction of a modified argument for a nearby position. On panqualityism the basic ... More


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