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Matter and Sense: A Critique of Contemporary Materialism

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The assumption of materialism (in its many forms) Howard Robinson believes is false. In his book he presents a very forceful critique of the modern forms that materialism has taken. In telling discussions of the theory of supervenience put forward by Davidson and Peacocke, the central state materialism attributable to Smart, Armstrong and others, Putnam's functionalism, and Rorty's disappearance theory, he shows that, whatever their local inconsistencies, these forms of materialism all overlook or quite inadequately explain ...

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Matter and Sense: A Critique of Contemporary Materialism
2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521114745

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Matter and Sense: A Critique of Contemporary Materialism
1982, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521244718

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