Multiple realizability

Philosophy Compass 2 (2):303–315 (2007)
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b>: This article explains the concept of multiple realizability and its role in the philosophy of mind. In particular, I consider what is required for the multiple realizability of psychological kinds, the relevance of multiple realizability to the reducibility and autonomy of psychology, as well as further refinements of the concept that would prove helpful.

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Eric Funkhouser
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