Ideas from 'There is no question of physicalism' by DH Mellor / T Crane [1990], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Mind vol.XCIX 1990' (ed/tr Blackburn,Simon) [OUP 1990,]].

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7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 5. Physicalism
Some suggest that materialism is empty, because 'physical' cannot be properly characterized
15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 3. Mental Causation
Causation depends on intrinsic properties
17. Mind and Body / D. Property Dualism / 2. Anomalous Monism
There are many psychophysicals laws - about the effects of sweets, colours and soft cushions
17. Mind and Body / E. Physicalism / 7. Anti-Physicalism / a. Physicalism critique
No defences of physicalism can deprive psychology of the ontological authority of other sciences