From the perspective of nonlinear science, it is argued that one may accept physicalism and reject substance dualism without being forced into reductionism. This permits a property dualism under which biological and mental phenomena may emerge from intricate positive feedback networks, involving many levels of both the biological and cognitive hierarchies.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85711, U.S.A., Email: [email protected]
Publication date: 2004-01-01