Who needs who: Implications of Materialism in Psychology and Neuroscience

Folk psychology will evaporate under the growing heat of neuroscience. These could be the words of an Eliminative Materialist (EM). Eliminative materialism describes the belief that there is a physical basis for everything, including what we call conscious experience. The theory, popularized by the Churchlands in the early 1980s, posits that psychology should be more accurately called “folk […]
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