Closure and Reduction封闭与还原

主讲人: 
Zhong,Lei 钟磊 副教授(香港中文大学哲学系)
活动时间: 
星期三, 一月 3, 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00
活动地址: 
锡昌堂515室

Non-reductive Physicalism asserts that whereas mental states ontologically depend upon physical states, the mental are irreducible or non-identical to the physical. However, it has been argued that non-reductive physicalism is in tension with the thesis of Causal Closure of Physics, which is the view that every physical effect has a complete physical cause. In this talk, I distinguish between three versions of Closure that appeal to a narrow, a moderate, and a broad notion of the physical, respectively. I then argue that none of the three versions can raise a serious challenge to non-reductive physicalism.

主讲人简介:

钟磊是当前分析哲学领域最有影响的华人学者之一,在Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Analysis,Erkenntnis等一流英语哲学刊物发表论文十余篇。

主办单位:中山大学逻辑与认知研究所