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The Mind-Body Problem: A Tuberculosis/Tobacco Example, Editor May 2001

The Mind-Body Problem: A Tuberculosis/Tobacco Example, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article illustrates two conflicts between what is, perhaps, best for the mind and best for the body.


Joachim Castella: Studien Zur Thematik "Kalkül Und Kreativität", Rudolf Kaehr Jan 2001

Joachim Castella: Studien Zur Thematik "Kalkül Und Kreativität", Rudolf Kaehr

Rudolf Kaehr

Utopie der Zeichen – Zeichen der Utopie Vilém Flusser und Gotthard Günther als Komplement einer neuen Medienphilosophie Medientheorie als Theoriemedium Prolegomena einer allgemeinenMedientheorie Philosophie des LMR Joachim Castella 2000/2001


Contextual Unanimity And The Units Of Selection Problem, Stuart M. Glennan Jan 2001

Contextual Unanimity And The Units Of Selection Problem, Stuart M. Glennan

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Sober and Lewontin’s critique of genic selectionism is based upon the principle that a unit of selection should make a context‐independent contribution to fitness. Critics have effectively shown that this principle is flawed. In this paper I show that the context independence principle is an instance of a more general principle for characterizing causes,called the contextual unanimity principle. I argue that this latter principle, while widely accepted, is erroneous. What is needed is to replace the approach to causality characterized by the contextual unanimity criterion with an approach based on the concept of causal mechanism. After sketching ...