Giving Naturalism a Chance: Interactivism, Emergence, and Nonlinearity
Keywords:Naturalism, Interactivism, Emergence, Reductionism, Nonlinearity, Degrees of Self
This paper offers a defense of naturalism, which might improve its chance of being adopted as a direction, both for theory and for empirical research. This defense responds in particular to three themes:: the emergence of mind (as opposed to nonemergence or reductionism), the pervasiveness of nonlinearity in biology and psychology, and the need for levels and degrees of self (as opposed to a human self that is self-evidently unitary, or a self that turns out to be illusory, or a concealment of what is truly there).
How to Cite
Campbell, R. L. (2014). Giving Naturalism a Chance: Interactivism, Emergence, and Nonlinearity. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 10(1), 118–130. Retrieved from https://cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/view/420