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Lewis on Materialism and Experience

Stoljar, Daniel


This chapter reviews four elements of David Lewis's account of materialism and experience. These elements include: materialism for which Lewis gave a distinctive and well-known characterization; an account of what experience is; an account of the source of the tension between experience and materialism; and a strategy for resolving the tension. Lewis did not just give a distinctive and well-known characterization of materialism, he gave two: one in terms of fundamental properties, and one in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: A Companion to David Lewis
DOI: 10.1002/9781118398593.ch33


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