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Philosopher Angus Menuge on why traditional physicalism isn’t really working

The shift toward emergentism will probably begin to affect debates over evolution. Evolution theories based on physicalism will likely face challenges from unexpected quarters. Read More ›

Michael Egnor: Why the mind cannot just emerge from the brain

Egnor: Thoughts have emotional states; matter doesn’t have emotional states, just matter. So it’s not clear that you can get an emergent property when there is no connection whatsoever between that property and the thing it supposedly emerges from. Read More ›