Archive for the Materialism category

Sayers, Sean. “Engels and Materialism, ” in Engels Today: A Centenary Appreciation, edited by Christopher J. Arthur (London: Macmillan; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1996), pp. 153-172.
A criticism of physicalism and dualism and a comparison of the non-reductive materialism of Friedrich Engels and Donald Davidson’s […]

The emergence of emergence as a hot topic ought to send up a red flag. Every new scientific advance, every new organizing concept, offers a fresh opportunity to the forces of ideological obfuscation.
There is a history here, as well as a current terrain. While scientific work need not […]