David Papineau interview (video) - Physicalism (part 1) & Mary's Room (part 2)

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Physicalism
https://youtu.be/e3-kgdofKlA?list=PLN7tv...bLcjy478aI

0:19: Introduction to David Papineau (sports and philosophy, metaphilosophy)
5:20 - What is naturalism?
15:15 - Do "abstract objects" exist?
19:56 - Causal argument for physicalism
26:49 - Ways out: epiphenomenalism and overdetermination
30:59 - Physical causes for physical effects: a short history of modern physics
44:39 - Quantum mechanics
48:54 - Panpsychism and Russellian monism


Mary's Room
https://youtu.be/bTUNrTrRtFM

1:20 - Mary's room
3:21 - Mary discovers a new concept for the same thing
6:46 - Phenomenal concepts as revelatory
10:37 - Russellian monism again
17:46 - Being like something
19:47 - Ontology of different concepts
32:36 - Aspect of the brain state?

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#2
Speaking of David Papineau, his 1993 Blackwell book Philosophical Naturalism is available full-text (in doc format) on his website.

I just converted it to pdf and downloaded it to my e-book collection.

http://www.davidpapineau.co.uk/books-inc...alism.html

There's also lots of his papers, blog postings and stuff.
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#3
Ooh! Fascinating.

Thanks for the material.
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