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Anomalous Monism

  • By: Sören Häggqvist
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Anomalous monism (henceforth AM) was proposed by the philosopher Donald Davidson and holds that individual mental events are identical to individual physical events. But AM denies that psychological concepts may be reduced to, or analyzed in terms of, physical concepts, however ...