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Stolorow, R.D. Orange, D.M. (2003). MISTAKEN IDENTITY: THE MIND-BRAIN PROBLEM RECONSIDERED. By Leslie Brothers Albany, NY: State Univ. of NY Press, 2002. 108 pp.. Psychoanal Q., 72(2):515-518.

(2003). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 72(2):515-518

MISTAKEN IDENTITY: THE MIND-BRAIN PROBLEM RECONSIDERED. By Leslie Brothers Albany, NY: State Univ. of NY Press, 2002. 108 pp.

Review by:
Robert D. Stolorow

Donna M. Orange

A philosophical dictionary defines reductionism as:

Any doctrine which attempts completely to translate one type of concept into another type, supposedly simpler, more basic, or with better empirical confirmation…. To reduce a psychological to a physiological theory is to show that the latter can in principle yield all the results of the former.

Causal

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