1. Sensations and brain processes.Jjc Smart - 1959 - Philosophical Review 68 (April):141-56.
  2. The Mind/Brain Identity Theory.Jjc Smart - 2007 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    The identity theory of mind holds that states and processes of the mind are identical to states and processes of the brain. Strictly speaking, it need not hold that the mind is identical to the brain. Idiomatically we do use ‘She has a good mind’ and ‘She has a good brain’ interchangeably but we would hardly say ‘Her mind weighs fifty ounces’. Here I take identifying mind and brain as being a matter of identifying processes and perhaps states of the (...)
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  3. The content of physicalism.Jjc Smart - 1978 - Philosophical Quarterly 28 (October):339-41.
    It has been said that physicalism is an empty doctrine, Because if new forces are needed to explain biological or psychological phenomena they will have to be incorporated into physics. In reply it is argued that we can tie physicalism to present day physics. There may be revolutionary changes in physics but these are likely to affect only the field of elementary particles and cosmology. Our understanding of such things as the nervous system or of protein molecules is unlikely to (...)
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  4. Consciousness and awareness.Jjc Smart - 2004 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2):41-50.
    This article is an attempt to show how the so called 'hard problem' in the philosophy of mind may in fact not be as hard as is usually supposed.
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  5. Negative Utilitarianism in Freedom and Rationality. Essays in Honor of John Watkins.Jjc Smart - 1989 - Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 117:35-46.
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