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Materialism and Dualism

Peter Forrest

in Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter rejects reductive materialism (in favour of moderate materialism), as are various kinds of dualism. It discusses the correlation of the mental with the physical, together with the qualia ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Nagel

in Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199919758
eISBN:
9780199980369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919758.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Science

This concluding chapter summarizes the main points made in earlier chapters. It emphasizes that philosophy has to proceed comparatively, and the best anyone can do is to fully and carefully develop ... More


The Existence of the Primordial God

Peter Forrest

in Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a case for the existence of the neoclassical Primordial God. First, we should either reject reductive materialism or at least not have confidence in it. Hence, we should attach ... More


Aspects of Materialism in Cārvāka-darśana

Pradeep P. Gokhale

in Lokāyata/Cārvāka: A Philosophical Inquiry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199460632
eISBN:
9780199085507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460632.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The chapter deals with the materialist ontology accepted by the majority of Cārvākas. It addresses mainly two issues in relation to Cārvāka materialism: (a) the nature of Cārvāka materialism and (b) ... More


Levels of Reality

John Heil

in From an Ontological Point of View

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259748
eISBN:
9780191597657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259747.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 Levels of RealityMany philosophers, especially self‐described ‘non‐reductive materialists’, embrace the idea that reality is hierarchical: the world comprises levels of being. Examples of ... More


Introduction

Thomas Nagel

in Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199919758
eISBN:
9780199980369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919758.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter discusses the mind-body problem. It first addresses one of the tasks of philosophy, which is to study the limits of even the best developed and most successful forms of ... More


Introduction: The Mormon Ecumenical Moment

Stephen H. Webb

in Mormon Christianity: What Other Christians Can Learn From the Latter-day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316816
eISBN:
9780199369249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316816.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Mormonism has the potential to bring various Christian traditions together due to the expansiveness of its theological vision. It also confronts atheistic materialism by providing a religious version ... More


Vascularizing the Study of Religion: Multi-Agent Figurations and Cosmopolitics

Manuel A. Vásquez

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Drawing from Bruno Latour and using the case of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexican Pentecostal church in Atlanta, as an example, this chapter demonstrates the payoffs of a non-reductive, materialist, ... More


Aristotle’s Viewpoint

David Charles

in The Undivided Self: Aristotle and the 'Mind-Body Problem'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198869566
eISBN:
9780191912337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869566.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle’s view, as understood in Chapters 1–6, is summarized and then distinguished from several more recent theories of psychological phenomena, such as various versions of functionalism and ... More


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