Materialism: Matters of definition, defense, and deconstruction

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How should the metaphysical hypothesis of materialism be formulated? What strategies look promising for defending this hypothesis? How good are the prospects for its successful defense, especially in light of the infamous "hard problem" of phenomenal consciousness? I will say something about each of these questions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-183
Number of pages27
JournalPhilosophical Studies
Volume131
Issue number1
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StatePublished - Oct 2006

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Materialism : Matters of definition, defense, and deconstruction. / Horgan, Terence E.

In: Philosophical Studies, Vol. 131, No. 1, 10.2006, p. 157-183.

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