Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Epiphenomenalism, philosophy of mind: theories that conceive the mind as a side effect of brain processes, the mind itself does not cause any effects. See also supervenience, identity theory, mind, brain, materialism, reductionism, dualism, property dualism.
 
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Schiffer, Stephen
 
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Epiphenomenalism I 152
Epiphenomenalism/Schiffer: here the causal relevance is inherited - Schiffer: then it becomes superfluous in the explanation (> overdetermination).

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26