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Objects and persons

This work presents a theory about what kind of things exist. Trenton Merricks defends the following criterion for existence of a physical object: that it has a causal role over and above that of its parts.
Print Book, English, 2001
Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 2001
xii, 203 pages ; 21 cm
9780199245369, 0199245363
Explaining eliminativism
Considerations in favour of eliminativism
Epiphenomenalism and eliminativism
Surviving eliminativism
Considerations in favour of eliminating us?
Mental causation and free will
Belief and practice