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TitleObjects and Persons
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Table of Contents
                            Contents
1. Explaining Eliminativism
	I. Eliminativism: The Basic Idea
	II. Eliminativism: Not as Bad as you might Think
	III. The Linguistic Charge of Contradiction
	IV. The Metaphysical Charge of Contradiction
	V. Conclusion
2. Considerations in Favour of Eliminativism
	I. The Water in the Pool
	II. The Sorites Game
	III. The Statue and the Lump
	IV. Brains and Thinkers
	V. Conclusion
3. Epiphenomenalism and Eliminativism
	I. The Causal Principle
	II. Atomic Causation
	III. Causal Overdetermination
	IV. The Moral of the Overdetermination Argument
	V. Conclusion
4. Surviving Eliminativism
	I. Step One
	II. Conscious Mental Properties and Premiss (1a)
	III. Objections to the Defence of Premiss (1a)
	IV. Step One Again
	V. Step Two
	VI. On What Composite Objects Exist
	VII. Conclusion
5. Considerations in Favour of Eliminating Us?
	I. Persons and the Water in the Pool
	II. Persons and the Sorites Game
	III. Statues,Lumps,and Persons
	IV. Brains,Thinkers,and Persons
	V. Conclusion
6. Mental Causation and Free Will
	I. The Exclusion Argument(s)
	II. Causal Overdetermination Again
	III. The ‘Bottom-Up’ Threat to Free Will
	IV. Conclusion
7. Belief and Practice
	I. False Folk Beliefs
	II. False Folk Beliefs are Nearly as Good as True: Justification
	III. False Folk Beliefs are Nearly as Good as True: Practice
	IV. And Yet I Often Say ‘There are statues’
	V. Conclusion
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