Reductionism and the Irreducibility of Consciousness
Searle (John)
Source: Searle - The Rediscovery of the Mind, 1992, Chapter 5
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Contents

  1. Emergent Properties
  2. Reductionism
    1. Ontological Reduction
    2. Property Ontological Reduction
    3. Theoretical Reduction
    4. Logical or Definitional Reduction
    5. Causal Reduction
  3. Why Consciousness is an Irreducible Feature of Physical Reality
  4. Why the Irreducibility of Consciousness has No Deep Consequences
  5. Supervenience1

Comment:

Also in "Block (Ned), Flanagan (Owen) & Guzeldere (Guven) - The Nature of Consciousness"

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