two sides of being: a reassessment of psycho-physical dualism

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The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psychophysical Dualism. Uwe Meixner. Mentis () Authors Uwe A. Meixner Abstract This book is intended as a comprehensive defense of psycho-physical dualism. It gives answers to the question of what dualism may consist in, and inquires into the broadly cultural motivation behind accepting dualism or Authors: Uwe A.

Meixner. Book Review; Published: March Uwe Meixner, The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism, Paderborn, Mentis,pp.

Author: E. Lowe. The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism. Mentis () 4 Paperback. pages. ISBN: Review (Part I) by Ulrich Mohrhoff. A defense of psycho-physical dualism especially —one as comprehensive, rigorous, passionate, and well written as.

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The Two Sides of Being — is bound to be hugely. The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism. Mentis () 4 Paperback.

pages. ISBN: Review (Part II) by Ulrich Mohrhoff. Psycho-physical dualism may not be the last word in ontology, but if there is a last word, the surest route to it is likely to pass through dualistic theory of cona.

The two sides of being: a reassessment of psycho-physical dualism The first half of this book argues that physicalist views cannot account for the evident reality of conscious experience and. the two sides of being: a reassessment of psycho-physical conscious events have a qualitative dimension (they have qualia) and the have a subjective dimension (their qualia are always qualia for someone) (see ).

but physical events lack both of these dimensions. so conscious events are not identical with physical events. Meixner: The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism (Part 2) PDF Hick: The New Frontier of Religion and Science: Religious Experience, Neuroscience and the Transcendent.

(For more on these matters, see my book, The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism.) Nagasawa is in sympathy with philosophical attempts to combine "theism in the Abrahamic tradition" with "physicalism in general" (p.

This book is a history of philosophy. It deals with the history of when there was a serious philosophical movement against dualism. Arthur Lovejoy writes as if the war of the dualists and monists is over with the dualists firmly established.

The history for the latter half of the 20th century wasn't so kind to the dualists. The monists won.4/5(1). dualism basically maintains that there are at The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of.

Psychophysical Dualism MA, Bradford Books / The. MIT. Substance dualism is also often dubbed ‘Cartesian dualism’, but some substance dualists are keen to distinguish their theories from Descartes’s.

Lowe, for example, is a substance dualist, in the following sense. He holds that a normal human being involves two substances, one a body and the other a person.

The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psychophysical Dualism. Uwe Meixner - - Mentis. details This book is intended as a comprehensive defense of psycho-physical dualism.

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This book has been cited by the following publications. ” In S. Macdonald (ed.), Being and Goodness: The Concept of the Good in Metaphysics and Philosophical Theology, Ithaca: The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism.

Paderborn: Mentis. The Two Sides of Being During his / academic year spent at Notre Dame (where one "can use the word 'soul' and they don't snicker"), Meixner began work on his monumental defense of dualism The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism.

‘On psychophysical unity’ by Jonathan Whitaker is a consideration of Alexander’s psycho–physical philosophy, i.e. the mind–body problem, the relationship between mind (or the mental) and the body (or the physical). For a selection of F. Alexander quotations on ‘psycho-physical’ see the Mouritz Key Concepts Library.

DUALISM IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF MIND Mind-body dualism is the doctrine that human persons are not made out of ordinary matter, at least not entirely.

Every person has—or, on many versions of the view, simply is identical to—a soul. A soul is said to have little in common with human bodies and other material objects but is in one way or another responsible for a person's mental life.

Abstract. This chapter will treat the relation between substance dualism and the idea of an afterlife in historical and systematic perspective.

It will answer the question how the position of substance dualism should be articulated under the present intellectual conditions. Review of Meixner: The Two Sides of Being – A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism (Part 1) Quote:A defense of psycho-physical dualism — especially one as comprehensive, rigorous, passionate, and well written as The Two Sides of Being — is bound to be hugely unpopular with large parts of the contemporary philosophical author of this important.

Uwe Meixner, The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism (review, review) J.P. Moreland, Scott B. Rae, Body and Soul: Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics (overview, reviewed) Alexander Moreira-Almeida and Franklin Santana Santos, Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship (hardback, review).

Main publications in English are Axiomatic Formal Ontology (), The Two Sides of Being. A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism (), and Defending Husserl (). He is a co-editor of the journals Metaphysica and Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy.

A Reassessment of Psycho‐Physical Dualism (Paderborn: Mentis, ) –89; and John Foster, The Immaterial Self. A Defence of the Cartesian Dualist Conception of the Mind (London: Routledge, ) –—neither of which analyses mental causation in terms of mental forces pushing around tiny particles in your brain.

10 Daniel Dennett. dualism. I notice that he does this in such a way as to remain non-comittal as concerns the source of the dual ontology. Foster spends the majority of the book (really all but the last chapter) examining various arguments against dualism arguing that they all come up short as concerns what we experience in the first person.

One byReviews: 6. Uwe Meixner, The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism, Mentis,ISBNreviewed by Leopold Stubenberg.

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Alexander G. Karczmar, discussion of Sir John Eccles, Part 2. The Brain as a Machine or as a Site of Free Will?, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine () The two sides of being: a reassessment of psycho-physical dualism / by: Meixner, Uwe.

Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact. Modelling Metaphysics Meixner modelling metaphysics: the metaphysics of a model uwe meixner, modelling metaphysics: the metaphysics of a model, ontos,pp., € (hbk), isbn reviewed by nino b. cocchiarella, indiana university the content of this book, according to uwe meixner, "is a remote but telling simulation of the.

From the Jacket This book examines psycho-physical dualism as developed by the Nyaya school of Indian philosophy. Dualism is important to many world religions which promote personal immortality and to morality which promotes free will.

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For the Nyaya, the self is a permanent, immaterial substance to which non-physical internal states like cognition belong.

In this framework, two ontological distinctions acquire a particular relevance in order to comprehend the ontological consistency of human consciousness, traditionally named “spirit”: 1. The ontological distinction between being and knowing (to be in the form of knowing and, more than that, knowing in the form of science/wisdom).

The Two Sides of Being: A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism (Table of Contents) – Coffee Break – Robert Kane, University of Texas at Austin: Quantum Physics, Action and Free Will: How Might Free Will Be Possible in a Quantum Universe.

The Significance of Free Will; A Contemporary Introduction to Free Will. It's not a very good book. Part of the problem that comes from materialist explanations of consciousness is that while they acknowledge difficult qualia problems, they tend to gloss over them.

For example it takes consciousness to examine consciousness. Uwe Meixner is the author of twelve books: Handlung, Zeit, Notwendigkeit: Eine ontologisch-semantische Untersuchung (), Ereignis und Substanz: Die Metaphysik von Realität und Realisation (), Axiomatic Formal Ontology (), Theorie der Kausalität: Ein Leitfaden zum Kausalbegriff in zwei Teilen (), The Two Sides of Being: A.U.

Meixner, The Two Sides of Being. A Reassessment of Psycho-Physical Dualism, Mentis, Paderborn U. Meixner, “Three Indications for the Existence of God in Causal Metaphysics,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (66)p.

33– U. Meixner, Against Physicalism, [in:] Contemporary Dualism.Dualism has been reaffirmed by experimental psychologists of the Wundt school, who have advanced the doctrine of psycho-physical parallelism which teaches that the series of bodily events and the series of psychic events stand in an inseparable correlation to one another ; but that body and mind, though existing side by side, are separate.