eliminativism

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eliminative +‎ -ism

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eliminativism (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) The materialist position which holds that folk psychology presents a false view of the mind
    • 2007 December 8, Patrick Toner, “Emergent substance”, Philosophical Studies, volume 141, number 3, DOI:10.1007/s11098-007-9160-6: 
      This ontology, however, leads to our second problem: the Overdetermination Argument (OA) for eliminativism.

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