Ideas of Terence Horgan, by Theme

[American, fl. 1988, Professor at the University of Memphis.]

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7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 5. Supervenience / b. Types of supervenience
'Superdupervenience' is supervenience that has a robustly materialistic explanation
'Global' supervenience is facts tracking varying physical facts in every possible world
7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 5. Supervenience / c. Significance of supervenience
Don't just observe supervenience - explain it!
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 5. Physicalism
Physicalism needs more than global supervenience on the physical
Materialism requires that physics be causally complete
14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 3. Instrumentalism
Instrumentalism normally says some discourse is useful, but not genuinely true