Just as the title states, how is epiphenomenalism meant to solve the issues of dualism? How does simply taking away, or minimizing the mental side side of the argument help the claims dualism makes?

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    It is believed that laws of physics satisfy causal closure, i.e. they alone can determine physical behavior (as much as it is determined at all), without any extra input from "consciousness". This would mean that "consciousness" is causally inert, a kind of idle foam on top of physical waves, a.k.a. epiphenomenal. The main problem is that this makes "consciousness" (and hence dualism) redundant and removable by Occam's razor.
    – Conifold
    Oct 21 '20 at 19:23

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