"All Things Think". Panpsychism and the Metaphysics of Nature

Grant, I. H. (2009) "All Things Think". Panpsychism and the Metaphysics of Nature. In: Skrbina, D., ed. (2009) Mind That Abides. Panpsychism in the New Millenium. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 283-299. ISBN 9789027252111 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/12309

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This essay explores the problem od the implausibility of the emergence of consciousness from a non-conscious nature from the perspective of a powers ontology, arguing that since the matter constituting all the elements of the universe is homogeneous, mindedness must be a product of indeterminate processes, rather than a property of particular substances. The collection in which it is published (Advances in Consciousness Research vol.75) contains contributions by contemporary philosophers, neuroscientists, mathematical physicists.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:panpsychism, meaphysics, nature
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences > Department of Health and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
ID Code:12309
Deposited By: Dr I. Grant
Deposited On:14 Jan 2011 14:30
Last Modified:27 Jun 2016 02:21

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