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Conservation of Energy is Relevant to Physicalism

Koksvik, Ole


I argue against Barbara Montero's claim that Conservation of Energy (CoE) has nothing to do with physicalism. I reject her reconstruction of the argument for physicalism from CoE, and offer an alternative reconstruction that better captures the intuitions of those who believe that there is a conflict between interactionist dualism and CoE.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Dialectica
DOI: 10.1111/j.1746-8361.2007.01124.x


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